Ongoing DNS Hijacking Attack – NCSC Alert for Organizations and Mitigations


DNS Hijacking Attack

National cybersecurity center issued an alert for ongoing DNS hijacking attack, a large-scale global campaign that targets various countries around the world.

NCSC recently observed various targeted attacks that exploit the Domain Name System (DNS) to deface or take down the websites and steal sensitive data.

DNS hijacking attack performs unauthorized alteration of DNS entries in a zone file on an authoritative DNS server or the modification of domain configurations in relation to a domain registrar.

The unauthorized alteration let attacker redirect the malicious traffic and compromise the victim Domain name system to obtain the data.

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