Criminals urge ICANN systems onto targeted phishing attack




Criminals managed to enter various computer systems of Icann. Icann has, consequently, all passwords are reset to Centralized Zone Data System. The attackers came in by finding out through phishing passwords of employees.

Icann It was a targeted attack: phishing mails appeared from Icanns own domain, writes the organization that manages TLD’s. Therefore several employees are fooled and got the attackers to pack their passwords. Thus they entered the Centralized Zone Data System and the Gac Wiki .

In the violation of the attackers have CzDS data from users of that system captured, including encrypted passwords. Therefore Icann has reset all passwords. The organization has more, not taken unnamed security after the hack. The hack took place in late November.


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