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Possible DNS Hack at Ireland's Largest ISP

Jul 15, 2009, 18:32 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lucian Constantin)

"Some of them suggested on forums that there were two separate incidents related to Eircom's DNSs. The first reports appeared around July 1st, when multiple customers complained about significant DNS slowdowns and timeouts.

""I'm having terrible issues this evening performing DNS lookups. Takes about 10 to 20 seconds to do the lookup but once done the page loads in normal time," wrote a user on boards.ie, a popular Irish community boards website. "Same problem here in Mayo and it won't let me log onto my ps3," another one confirmed several minutes later."

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