Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Baidu Sues Register.com Over DNS Cyber-Attack

Baidu, China's leading search engine, filed a lawsuit in New York against Register.com, the domain name registrar for its site. Baidu alleges that gross negligence by Registrar.com enabled a cyber-attacker on January 12 to re-direct traffic from its site to a hacker site on which a political statement was posted by the "Iranian Cyber Army." Baidu is seeking monetary damages.

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