DNS Hijacks: What to Look For

BY Pieter Arntz
What is DNS?
The definition: The domain name system (DNS) is the way that internet domain names are located and translated into Internet Protocol addresses.
When trying to explain the concept of DNS name resolution I think that finding a phone number for a certain person is a good analogy. There are several ways to find a person’s phone number and the same is true for resolving an IP address that belongs to a domain name. The same is true for dialing a wrong number, you could end up at the wrong server. How this can happen? We need to go into some more detail about how DNS works.
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Source: https://blog.malwarebytes.org/


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