Pakistan’s PKNIC Says Hackers Exposed A Hole During Security Upgrade To Redirect Google.pk, Apple.pk And Hundreds More; Now Resorting To Whitelisting

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http://techcrunch.com – Pakistan’s domain registry provider PKNIC has posted an explanation of what it says happened when visits to a number of high-profile websites last weekend redirected to another page — in many cases to one with a photo of penguins and a message from someone called Eboz claiming responsibility. It says that during a security upgrade, a vulnerability opened up, which let someone breach four user accounts, which in turn impacted nine DNS records, leading to “several website addresses” being impacted. It doesn’t categorically rule it out, but it believes that there was (IT news)