30 August 2013

Attack on Google Palestine Site, Risks of Foreign Domains

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Attack on Google's Palestine Site Shows Risks of Foreign Domains - Bloomberg: "...Google, which was infiltrated in 2009 by hackers from China, now has 300 information-security professionals focused on protecting data, a figure approaching bank-like proportions. Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, the largest U.S. bank by assets, said in April that his bank has more than 600 employees dedicated to security. Still, Google's security force couldn't stop hackers from breaking into a third-party service that manages Palestine's .ps domain, changing the IP address of google.ps and temporarily redirecting traffic to an anti-Israel page. Jay Nancarrow, a spokesman for Google, declined to comment on the company’s security. Google's Palestine site itself wasn’t hacked and the company is talking with the domain manager to resolve the issue, he said...." (read more at link above)

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