DNS hijacking | Article about DNS hijacking by The Free Dictionary
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DNS hijackingAn illegal change to a DNS server that directs a URL to a different website. In some cases, the new website's URL may have one different letter in the name that might go unnoticed. The bogus website might offer similar and/or competing products for sale, or it may be a vehicle to publicly smear the reputation of the intended website. See DNSSec, DNS cache poisoning, pharming and hijacking.
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The paper 'A Glance through the VPN Looking Glass: IPv6 Leakage and DNS Hijacking
in Commercial VPN clients' by V.
The browser could be sent to a malicious copycat site by the use of DNS hijacking
, for instance.