A Deep Dive on the Recent Widespread DNS Hijacking AttacksWhiteHawk Inc.
'The U.S. government $mdash; along with a number of leading security companies $mdash; [have] warned about a series of highly complex and widespread attacks that allowed suspected Iranian hackers to siphon huge volumes of email passwords and other sensitive data from multiple governments and private companies. But to date, the specifics of exactly how that attack went down and who was hit have remained shrouded in secrecy.'
KrebsOnSecurity seeks to document the extent of those attacks and traces the origins of this overwhelmingly successful cyber espionage campaign back to a cascading series of breaches at key Internet infrastructure providers. Read it by clicking here.