Possible DNS Hack at Ireland’s Largest ISP

“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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