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Team Madleets Hacks Google’s Malaysian Site

In recent months, we have seen a number of DNS poison attacks. These attacks typically involve meddling with the DNS of a given site so that it is redirected by the hackers to a different page. A similar attack has now been used to hack and redirect Google's Malaysian site.
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Hacker Redirects Syrian Telecom Site To AT&T, T-Mobile

We have recently seen many instances where hackers were successfully able to redirect users visiting popular sites to other pages. Syrian Electronic Army has deployed this tactic towards New York Times in recent days. On Wednesday, a hacker was able to redirect the site of a Syrian telecom provider to that of AT&T and then T-Mobile.
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CloudFlare Went Down For An Hour With 785,000 Websites It Serves

Popular DNS service provider CouldFlare went down today due to an issue with Flowspec protocol rule update in their edge Juniper router. Which took their whole system down for about an hour and almost all of their 785,000 customer (Including 4chan, Wikileaks, Metallica.com & our TheTechJournal) went down with it. CloudFlare tried to act quick,…
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[Tutorial] How To Find Faster DNS Server – Windows

For those users that don't know DNS servers are used by your internet connection to make the correspondence between a domain name and the corresponding IP address. DNS servers used by Internet service providers are not the fastest. Some services like Google Public DNS or OpenDNS put at your disposal free DNS very swift. You can speed up your…
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[Tutorial] How To Speed Your Web Browser By Changing Your DNS

A lot of people use the default DNS settings which they got from their ISP's which are in most cases sufficient for most purposes but there are plenty of free options out there that you can use, e.g. Google DNS. Using a free tool called Namebench you can check and see whether your current DNS settings are optimized, and if they are not, you can…
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