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Hackers hijacked Register.com domains via …fax!

The web sites of two antivirus companies, ESET and BitDefender, were redirected during the weekend, after Palestinian hackers took control of their DNS. Using  a method reminiscent of the recent Melbourne IT fiasco, the hackers convinced Register.com – domain registrar of eset.com and bitdefender.com – to alter the DNS records of the domains. What makes […]

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Greek government still holds .GR domain hostage!

NERIT.gr, a domain registered by a private individual, remained hijacked by the Greek government, more than a week after its registration. By instructing ForthNet – the Greek domain Registry – to alter the “A records” for the domain, the Greek government rushed to keep NERIT.gr offline, in an apparent attempt to silence the opposing television […]

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