Sunday, June 29, 2008

DNSChanger Hack

New DNSChanger "Hacks" Router In Mac?

As we all know, DNSChanger has two executables: EXE for Windows and DMG for Mac OS X. This threat has been around for quite sometime, but there’s nothing exceptional until last week a new variant captured TRUSTEDSOURCE's attention. [Read WashingtonPost blog]

A new EXE variant of DNSChanger is capable of changing users’ DNS settings by hacking the configuration page of the wireless router. Is this true ? Yes, it’s targeting a list of routers and performs dictionary attack.

Is there similar variant affecting Mac? Let’s check the latest downloadable DMG file, courtesy of several PornTube sites roaming around the net. Read iThreatsBlog

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