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WikiLeaks suffers DNS hijack

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In a classic case of the biter bit, the WikiLeaks website has fallen victim to a Domain Name System (DNS) hijacking – a technique that effectively allows hackers to raid the Internet phonebook. They can then use malicious software to seize control of a website by annexing its human or… Read more »


Internet Explorer at risk of hijacking

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Microsoft has warned of a new security flaw in all versions of its Internet Explorer web browser for Windows PCs. A patch has yet to be released for the crocked code. The flaw allows miscreants to hijack at risk Windows computers. It’s all due to “the way Internet Explorer accesses… Read more »