Possible DNS hack knocks out Google

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Possible DNS hack knocks out Google

Google engineers are investigating the cause of a problem that shut down the company’s search engine and email services on Saturday 7 April.

Services were suspended between 11.45pm and midnight. Some users trying to access the page were redirected to a search engine called SoGoSearch, suggesting that the problem may have been at the Domain Name System (DNS) server level.

Read the complete story. (vnunet)