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Google’s Public DNS Hijacked for 22 Minutes

17
Mar
2014

On Sunday, BGPmon, a network monitoring and routing security company that monitors the Internet for Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) attacks, revealed that Googles public DNS service had been hijacked.

The attackers hijacked the 8.8.8.8/32 DNS server for approximately 22 minutes. According to BGPmon, networks in Brazil and Venezuela were impacted. A screenshot published by the company shows that the traffic was redirected to BT Latin Americas networks.

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