[LINK] Web sites 'stolen' by hackers
Fri, 2 Jun 2000 13:28:14 +1000
From: Saliya Wimalaratne <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2/6/2000 11:10 AM)
>Most likely, the processes involved in delegating a domain or server at a
>particular registrar have been subverted. This is *probably* the
Reading the article suggests that this is a classic case of DNS spoofing,
where the fault falls squarly onto whoever is responsible for serving the
stolen.com domain name, not the registrar.
Its estimated that a third of all domain name servers are vulnerable to
this hack. It doesn't even need to be this blatent ... this weakness can
be exploited in a manner such that all email between two domains goes via
your mail servers for your inspection.
Read more here:
email@example.com i r o n c l a d n e t w o r k s
information designer http://www.ironclad.net.au/