from the when-bad-childhoods-attack dept.
Support Code writes "ZDNet's Zero Day blog is reporting that a DNS server of one of China's largest ISPs has been poisoned to redirect typos to a malicious site rigged with drive-by exploits. The DNS poisoning attacks are affecting customers of China Netcom (CNC) and are using a malicious iFrame to launch exploits for known vulnerabilities in RealNetworks' RealPlayer, Adobe Flash Player and Microsoft Snapshot Viewer. In this interview with CNet, Dan Kaminsky confirms that attacks are definitely going on in the field."
egrep patterns are full regular expressions; it uses a fast deterministic
algorithm that sometimes needs exponential space.
-- unix manuals