Tag: DNS

Tezos Domains Will be Available Shortly

Various blockchain projects have shifted some of their attention to disrupting the domain name services industry. Tezos is the latest project to do so, as Tezos Domains are now officially a thing. For some time now, the Tezos team has been exploring new avenues to pursue. Tezos Domains are Progressing Nicely Rather than focusing just on cryptocurrency, its underlying blockchain has a lot of untapped potential as well. One option …
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Recent MyEtherWallet Incident Highlights Inherent Internet Security Flaws

It is not the first time someone has managed to steal Ethereum. Unfortunately, such incidents have only become more apparent and gotten worse over time. It seems MyEtherWallet has fallen victim to yet another hack, even though the platform itself was apparently not to blame. Instead, the platform’s SSL certificate was “targeted” in an attack. Another MyEtherWallet Incident Takes Place Whenever a popular online service is involved with financial transactions of any kind, it …
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Phishing Attack on MyEtherWallet Steals $150,000 From Wallet Users

MyEtherWallet users are in an uproar after approximately 250 ETH, around $150,000 worth, went missing since a Domain Name System (DNS) server attack began Tuesday at noon, redirecting visitors to a phishing site. Kosala Hemachandra, Founder and CEO of MyEtherWallet, released this comment fifteen minutes after the attack: This redirecting of DNS servers is a decade-old hacking technique that aims to undermine the Internet’s routing system. It can happen to any organization, including large …
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Top 4 DNS Hijacking Threats

Cyber criminals are always coming up with new attack vectors to exploit online weaknesses. DNS Hijacking is a very significant threat in this regard, as most victims would not notice something is wrong right away. Over the past few years, there have been several DNS hijacking threats. Interestingly enough, Internet service providers are more than capable of hijacking users’ DNS as well, if they feel the need to do so. …
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