UPS And Other Websites Attacked By Hackers
September 5, 2011 by USA Post
A group of Turkish hackers to divert visitors to websites of Vodafone, the Daily Telegraph, National Geographic, and four other high profile websites of their own group of hackers website on Sunday.
The hackers were able to attack on computers that contain web address to translate the names deliberately bad real URL of the IP address of the site from hackers.
The other four high profile websites including UPS, Betfair, Acer and technology news site on the Register.
However, it was reported that the seven sites were attacked by the group were not affected in terms of losing or compromising the information to the group.
A group called Turk Guvenligi attack took place on the objectives of the Domain Name System (DNS), which is used for road users to websites.
The group in this attack changed documents relating to seven sites in databases managed by NetNames DNS and Ascio. Both are subsidiaries of Group NBT domain name Management Company.
The DNS server receives the request first when a user types an address, and then translates the address to a computer via known as “four points”, according to The Guardian.
Hackers here hacked the database to the DNS in the “domain name registration” company to change the data recorded in the affected areas, after which the DNS servers around the world will start to copy and pass.
This means that users can go to any website by hackers.
The hacker group told The Guardian via Twitter that the purpose was, “Millions of dollars, large systems, small weaknesses and what he could do just for fun.”
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