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Pakistan Domain Registrar PKNIC Hacked

February 5, 2013 | Posted in News

PKNIC, The Pakistan domain registrar of .com.pk, .pk, org.pk and others domains has been reportedly hacked again yesterday. A hackers group named PakBugs has claimed that they have successfully penetrated PKNIC servers and gained control of around 23,000 domains which included some of the most popular pakistani media websites also.

This is not the first time that PKNIC servers have been compromised. Earlier a Turkish hacker successfully managed to penetrate PKNIC servers and redirected 284 .pk domains.

Hacker redirect / deface many websites by changing the DNS records (DNS spoofing) of the websites which are maintained by PKNIC. However, it took the hacker 5 hour to submit all his defacement’s on zone-h to make mirror’s.

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