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Criminals hack 300,000 home routers as part of mystery 'pharming' attack Print E-mail
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Source: TechWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Intrusion Detection Criminals have quietly compromised 300,000 consumer and small office routers as part of a newly-discovered global DNS redirection campaign, independent US research outfit Team Cymru has discovered. Uncovered in January but dating back to at least December, the ‘pharming’ attack redirects DNS queries via new IP addresses, in effect setting up a silent man-in-the-middle that gives the criminals complete control over which sites the user can visit.

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