According to reports, the web sites of several major companies – including UPS, Vodafone, Acer and more – were affected when a DNS redirect attack on the systems of a U.K. domain registrar occurred last Sunday. This rendered the sites inaccessible for a period of time and traffic for some sites was redirected to a page that was controlled by hackers. You can read more about the attack here:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.