Hackers hijacked a bank’s DNS and spent 5 hours raiding its customers’ accounts

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Kaspersky Labs reports that an unnamed large Brazilian financial institution with $27B in assets was compromised by hackers who took over its DNS — by hijacking its NIC.br account — and for 5 hours were able to impersonate the bank to all its online customers (and possibly to control its ATMs) in order to plunder their accounts and steal their credit card details. (more…)

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Hackers hijacked a bank’s DNS and spent 5 hours raiding its customers’ accounts

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