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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:05 am    Post subject: Increasing Number of Malicious DNS Servers Reply with quote

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A paper published this week by researchers with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Google Inc. noted a rise in hacker activity aimed toward controlling infected computers and stealing user identities...they reported an estimated 68,000 servers currently returning malicious Domain Name System results. These rogue DNS servers are used to re-route computers to spoof sites,...full of code or walls of ads which redirect funds back to the hackers...

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