DNS cache poisoning


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DNS cache poisoning

Injecting false information into the caches of the DNS system so that future requests are diverted to another site. In July 1997, Eugene Kashpureff inserted fraudulent information into the DNS, causing users going to the Network Solutions website to be rerouted to his Alternic site. See DNS cache, DNSSec, DNS hijacking, DNS and pharming.
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