Tags DNS hijacking

‘Cyber Storm’ drill for critical infrastructure focuses on corruption of key IT services

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

It is the subtle manipulation of these IT services that advanced hacking campaigns often exploit in the real world.

Hackers are messing with routers' DNS settings as telework surges around the world

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

BitDefender caught a campaign of attackers hijacking the DNS settings in Linksys routers.

DHS tells U.S. organizations to clamp down on cybersecurity in wake of Soleimani killing

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

The CISA advisory acknowledges the considerable capabilities at Iran’s disposal should the Islamic Republic choose to retaliate in cyberspace.

Paul Vixie on the spike in DNS hijacking

by CyberScoop Staff • 1 year ago

Farsight Security CEO Paul Vixie talks with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto about why attackers have focused on DHS hijacking in recent months.

DNS hacks are attacks on critical infrastructure, senior U.S. diplomat says

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Amb. Robert Strayer said if the recent spate of DNS hijackings are nation-state-baseds, they are no different than any other attacks on critical infrastructure.

Ongoing state-sponsored DNS hijacking campaign has compromised 40 entities

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Using the DNS records, attackers are capable of rerouting user traffic and stealing credentials from what appears to be a legitimate website.

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