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Controversial malicious DNS servers

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Local ISPs hijacking web searches

On August, 06, 2011, Ars Technica published about small internet service providers redirecting search results. The article by Nate Anderson was titled Small ISPs use “malicious” DNS servers to watch Web searches, earn cash.

The was based on a study by Microsoft and the Polytechnic Institute of NYU. The results showed that “search queries and URL mistakes” were redirected.

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