No Direction Home: Large Scale Worldwide DNS Attacks

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via Muks Hirani, Sarah Jones and Ben Read writing at FireEye’s threat research blog, comes notification of world-wide-snf-at-scale domain name system hijacks. Pre-election first-pass stakes-in-the-ground reconnaisance foundation building, or simple larcency? You be the judge. H/T

“FireEye Intelligence identified access from Iranian IPs to machines used to intercept, record and forward network traffic. While geolocation of an IP address is a weak indicator, these IP addresses were previously observed during the response to an intrusion attributed to Iranian cyber espionage actors.” – via Muks Hirani, Sarah Jones and Ben Read writing at FireEye’s threat research blog



*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2019/1/11/no-direction-home-large-scale-worldwide-dns-attacks