ICANN Warns Domain Name System Under Attack | Avast

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) reports that key internet structures have been under attack for some months now. “Public records indicate that there is a pattern of multifaceted attacks utilizing different methodologies,” the group warned in an official statement. “Some of the attacks target the DNS, in which unauthorized changes to the delegation structure of domain names are made, replacing the addresses of intended servers with addresses of machines controlled by the attackers.”

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