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Google Public DNS '8.8.8.8' hijacked and used in cyberattack on Venezuela and Brazil

Are you a computer geek and are you using the Google DNS record 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4? Well I have some bad news, last week the Google DNS record 8.8.8.8 had been hijacked by malicious internet users. The attack was targeted at Brazilian and Venezuelan internet users, each day the Google DNS server handles around 150 billion queries a day, and during the 22 minutes that the Google DNS was hijacked, all the users were redirected to the British multinational telecommunications services company in Venezuela and Brazil. 

LinkedIn & Fidelity.com offline because of Human error

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Facebook offline or enduring DNS problems?

Today on 11/12/2012 around 0:03 it seems that Facebook is not functioning.

Anonymous developed "Reflective DNS Amplification DDoS" to attack DNS rootservers

To protest SOPA, Wallstreet, our irresponsible leaders and the beloved bankers who are starving the world for their own selfish needs out of sheer sadistic fun, On March 31, anonymous will shut the Internet down.

"The greatest enemy of freedom is a happy slave."

In order to shut the Internet down, one thing is to be done. Down the 13 root DNS servers of the Internet.

Cybercrime: Hacktivists Turn To DNS Hijacking

Hacktivists have added a new tactic to their arsenal: redirecting all of the traffic from a targe

Helping the FBI with the UNITED STATES v. VLADIMIR TSASTSIN, ET AL case: Are you infected?

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Team Cymru Research NFP is a specialized Internet security research firm and 501(c)3 non-profit d

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Team Cymru Research NFP is a specialized Internet security research firm and 501(c)3 non-profit d