“GhostDNS is a new wave of DNS hijacking. Chinese cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a widespread, ongoing malware campaign that has already hijacked over 100,000 home routers and modified their DNS settings to hack users with malicious web pages—especially if they visit banking sites—and steal their login credentials. Dubbed GhostDNS, the campaign has many similarities with the Read More


Attackers with DNS Rebinding change the DNS server settings in your devices, home CPEs, and other network devices. The goal is to get them to use their DNS Resolver vs the one provided by your Operator (or one you select for a DNS security service). The miscreants (bad guys) will use malware, phishing, and other Read More


RIPE has publicly responded to the surprise felt by members of the DCWG and others involved with the Rove Digital/DNS Changer clean up the community. (Read More) 15 Aug 2012 — ripe ncc As reported in previous announcements, the RIPE NCC will go to court in the Netherlands on 29 November 2012 to seek clarification Read More


From …. By bgreene On August 10, 2012 · As of Friday morning (August 10, 2012), the IP address blocks used by the Rove Digital criminal operations have been re-allocated by RIPE-NCC and advertised to the Internet: / / (Read full blog here)


On 12:01 Eastern Time on Monday July 9th 2012, the DCWG stop responding to DNS queries from infected machines. This is in compliance with the US Justice Department Court Order authorizing the clean DNS servers. At 12:23 Eastern Time on Monday July 9th 2012, the server started to reply to all DNS request with an Read More

Last Day of DCWG Data

July 8th 2012 is the last day we collect DNS data on the DNS Changer Victims. The total “unique IPs” and last day of infections per DNS Top Level Domain Country Code (TLD CC) are linked below. Now that this phase of the remediation exercise is over, researchers will collect all the data and compare Read More

Updated DNS Changer Infection Data

Lots of people have been asking for updated data. Thanks to one of our volunteers, we have the latest dump:   Daily Unique IPs connecting to the clean DNS servers up to June 27th 2012 – dcwg-unique-ips-up-to-June-27 Daily Unique IPs in July 2012 – dcwg-unique-ips-July-2012 Current List of Infections by Top Level Domain Country Code Read More


Top 25 ASNs seen on Monday, June 11th who have DNS Changer infections communicating with the DCWG Clean DNS servers. +——-+————+ | asn   | unique_ips | +——-+————+ | 9829  |      15568 | | 3269  |      13406 | | 7922  |      11964 | | 3320  |       9250 | | 7132  |       6743 | | 3215  |       334-779-9643