Hacker points Syrian telecom website to AT&T, T-Mobile

The prank also pointed email servers for the Syrian Telecommunication Establishment to Israel and Iran

By , IDG News Service |  Security

The SEA's attack on Tuesday compromised a reseller of domain name services affiliated with Australia-based Melbourne IT.

Through a spear phishing email, the group gained account credentials that allowed it to modify authoritative DNS records for many websites, redirecting people to a website in Russia that it controlled.

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