Jan 12 2010

Baidu pwn3d by Iranian DNS hijackers

Published by at 11:03 am under China internet

The Iranian Cyber Army has compromised the DNS records for baidu.com by logging into their DNS management portal at register.com.  You might remember the Iranian Cyber Army from their recent twitter DNS compromise.  There are many blogs and news outlets reporting on this.

I know some readers might wonder if this will spark some sort of cyber war between Iran and the PRC. 

From BBC:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8453718.stm

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/12/17/twitter-reportedly-hacked-by-iranian-cyber-army/

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2 Responses to “Baidu pwn3d by Iranian DNS hijackers”

  1. [...] jokes began circulating on Twitter and spread outward to other Chinese online spaces. It remains unknown if cyber-soldiers from both countries know why they attacked each [...]

  2. CBRP1R8on 13 Jan 2010 at 4:04 pm

    balsy to say the least….