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Submission + - DNS Records Of Go Daddy Sites Hacked To Serve Up Ransomware

An anonymous reader writes: Cybercriminals have managed to alter the DNS records of some Go Daddy hosted websites. As a result, users visiting these pages are being infected with ransomware. For the uninitiated, ransomware is a very profitable type of threat which restricts access to the computer it infects, spamming the user with prompts that demand a ransom paid for functionality to be reinstated. Access is limited either by encryption or locking the system.
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DNS Records Of Go Daddy Sites Hacked To Serve Up Ransomware

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