DHS official: no evidence federal domains hijacked in global DNS campaign | FCW


The campaign appeared to be “a straight espionage, read-the-traffic kind of play” according to a Hill staffer who attended a DHS briefing on the exploit and U.S. response.

In January, DHS issued an emergency directive that gave agencies 10 days to implement protections against a global campaign to hijack Domain Name Servers, targeting governments worldwide.

Now, a top DHS cybersecurity official said an initial forensic review has determined that there is no evidence at this time to indicate any DNS records for federal domains were altered or manipulated.

Source: DHS official: no evidence federal domains hijacked in global DNS campaign — FCW

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