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Questions tagged [dns-spoofing]

DNS Spoofing is a network attack whereby data is introduced into a Domain Name System (DNS) resolver's cache by an attacker that has no authority, causing diverting injected names to redirect traffic to a host controlled by the attacker.

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What are the risks of running an open resolver using DoT/DoH only?

It's become common knowledge that running an open resolver is a security risk, because your open resolver will be abused with amplification attacks. For amplification attacks to succeed, the attacker ...
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DNS spoofing using MITMF

Is there a way to redirect all requests to a single website? I'm using MITMF to do the DNS spoofing and here is what I have: [[[A]]] # Queries for IPv4 address records *.(website request)=(ip to ...
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Certificates for localhost, MITM Attack

Excerpt from https://letsencrypt.org/docs/certificates-for-localhost/ You might be tempted to work around these limitations by setting up a domain name in the global DNS that happens to resolve to ...
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DNS Hijack: Only spoofing sites listed in etter.dns

I'm trying to create a more practical DNS Hijack mitm attack. I do the traditional arp poison with dns_spoof method. I don't have any issues getting it to work. The intended domain redirects exactly ...
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How to force users on my LAN to use a specific DNS server with arp poisoning?

I'm attempting to force all hosts on my LAN to use a specific DNS server to filter certain material, however I'm running into problems. I've had problems in the past trying to configure my router's ...
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Does DNS allow third parties to register subdomains?

I have one of those questions that rely on the rule sets for DNS lookup. Let us say Person A owns the site https://www.example.com. A different person, Person B, not associated with A, attempts to ...
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Strange Problem - DNS Cache Poisoning?

I'm a developer by trade, but not that well versed in information security. I've encountered a strange problem at home: About three times now in the past year, when I open some website - I'm thrown ...
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How could a public DNS server return bad results?

I live in a country which is under many sanctions. Both internal sanctions (government on people) and external sanctions (US on our people). In our country, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and many other ...
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How does DNSCurve protect against forgery in a man-in-the-middle attack scenario?

This Question is about DNSCurve. I thought of DNSCurve as "HTTPS for DNS" (like in this Answer) but had some resent thoughts about the trust-relationship between resolvers and nameservers serving the ...
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VPN protection against DNS poisoning on AP

Does a VPN protect against a malicious DNS configuration on the Access Point? By my understanding it should, since traffic to the final destination should be encrypted and encapsulated inside packets ...
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Bypassing HSTS and Public-key pinning with lookalike characters

Using lookalike character symbols to circumvent HSTS and public-key pinning with DNS spoofing via MITM Attack. Redirect: facebook.com --> faceḃook.com -- I have seen SSLStrip+ using the technique ...
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To whom do I report this bizarre behavior (possibly hijacked website or DNS highjack)?

My coworker searched for "cutadapt" at Google Scholar and the top hit was http://journal.embnet.org/index.php/embnetjournal/article/view/200. When he clicked on it, it took him to a site that said ...
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DNSSEC - does the domain owner owns a key?

The purpose of DNSSEC is to prevent some attacks like cache poisoning so a client can be sure that the answer it gets from a recursive DNS server are correct (the IP is the correct IP). The root DNS ...
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dnsspoof and bettercap not dns-spoofing

I want to dns spoof my own phone, because I feel like it would be a cool experiment to do. It's not working (damn phone keeps connecting to the internet), and I would really appreciate any suggestions ...
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Kali Linux 2 DNS spoofing: is there still a bug?

Good evening, I am trying to set up dns spoofing in kali linux 2.1 I have two kali environments, one on my tablet using linux deploy, and another on an USB stick. I managed to poison ARP using ...
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Is IP spoofing possible in Windows Desktop with user privileges?

I read on WinSockAPI that IP spoofing is disabled for Desktop windows devices (non-servers like Windows 7, etc). However, I've been able to do IP spoofing using nmap, so clearly this is possible. ...
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Mitigating reverse DNS lookup danger / exploitation

I have read several posts indicating that reverse dns lookup cannot be trusted, as someone can spoof DNS -- so when a rule is made that allows traffic through dns, its possible to exploit. However, ...
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Where are the DNS resolvers? [closed]

I'm trying to understand the principle behind DNS poisoning attacks. It seems like the DNS Resolver is just a piece of software. Where is this software located, and how is it shared among all the ...
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Active Directory DNS server security misconfiguration or an acceptable practice?

I work for a large Eastern European bank as a programmer. Recently, I was setting up a documentation website for my team. We came up with the host name, and now all we needed was to pick the best ...
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DNS sinkhole usability

Although I know what the use of a DNS sinkhole is (I guess I do) I'm struggling to understanding how well scalable such solution is. DNS sinkhole or black hole DNS is used to spoof DNS servers to ...
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DNS spoofing+firewall port hijack/redirect to capture HTTPS requests without getting “certificate untrusted error” on the client browser [duplicate]

If i could setup a DNS server that responds with my server's IP for a certain domain, along with redirecting https and all DNS queries requests to my local https site and my local DNS server ...
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How to make dnsspoof work for https sites?

I tried to dnsspoof the victim machine for say "www.imdb.com" (with the help of setoolkit and ettercap). But the site is ssl https, so I read here that dnsspoof won't work for https sites. As quoted ...
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resolv.conf: my router acts as a nameserver - a vulnerability? How to change it?

I'm running Debian 9.1 with KDE and when connecting to the Internet by default I get these two lines in my /etc/resolv.conf file: search localdomain nameserver {ipofmyrouter} I guess that these - or ...
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DNS Poisoning - How to edit the “list” it in the target server?

I know how to redirect some DNS name to another DNS name. For example, access security.stackexchange.com and redirect to facebook.com. But I am doing this with my own server and the connected ...
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How do I recognize or prevent using a malicious WiFi network?

Suppose I unknowingly connect to a malicious WiFi-network. I want to visit my bank's website. When entering its domain name (or clicking my bookmark), my laptop does a DNS request. My requests ...
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Effects of CVE-2017-9445?

http://thehackernews.com/2017/06/linux-buffer-overflow-code.html https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-9445 "that could allow remote attackers to potentially trigger a buffer ...
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DNS hijacking to infect computers with ransomware?

While speaking to a friend regarding protecting personal computers from ransomware, I mentioned that I use a limited user account with application white-listing via SRP (I am running Windows). He ...
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MITM attack DNS spoofing problem [closed]

I’ve tried to DNS spoof dnsspoof -i eth0 -f spoofhosts.txt (inside spoofhosts.txt there is my (the attacker) local ip and the domain which i want to poison) and I just keep receiving this: ...
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DNS hijack redirect from one HTTPS hostname to another?

I just finished reading a Wired article about a DNS hijack where the attackers redirected all bank traffic to servers they hosted on Google Cloud. What I thought was interesting about the story is ...
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Is my DNS being poisoned?

Today I was greeted by this error in Firefox: It was happening consistently for a minute or two, and reverted back to normal. I confirmed that it happens on another browser and that other HTTPS sites ...
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What would an attacker need to know about the DNS request (itself) to successfully poison a DNS cache?

According to a thread I recently read, in general, for one method of DNS poisoning, an attacker only needs to know the victim's DNS server (see this thread: DNS cache poisoning). [I'm assuming the "...
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Would DNSSec and DANE be more secure if the same key was published to different TLDs?

Assuming that it's tough to get many government owned TLDs to cooperate to spoof DANE or DNSSec, would it be wise to publish the same certificate (different SAN names) to various TLDs? For example: ...
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dnsspoof not spoofing (requests and forwards real DNS packet)

I was trying to use dnsspoof but it did not work as expected. These are the steps I followed: Set IP forward in kernel to 1 arpspoof -i eth0 -t 192.168.1.39 -r 192.168.1.1 and arpspoof -i eth0 -t 192....
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What problem does DNSSEC solve?

I have read through the questions tagged DNSSEC on this site, and over the years you hear statistics about DNSSEC adoption and about organizations enabling it on their domains... but nobody mentions ...
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DNS Spoof saves IP to Domain Name after attack is finished, Is there a way to stop this?

As I understand after a Domain Name is resolved to a specefic IP through DNS www.example.com resolves to 10.10.10.10, this cache is saved in RAM in a computer for a little bit, AKA five or so minutes. ...
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Stop DNSSpoof after login

Preface: I had an argument with a buddy the other day, he said it was impossible I disagreed. So say I have a large network of computers all visiting the same website for some reason. Then I have a ...
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DnsSpoof Target machine wont connect

SETUP: Target Machine: VM on my network, on a machine that is hardwired to the router Kali Box: Tried both in a VM on the same machine as my target and a live boot on a laptop over wifi. Both ...
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DC server integrated with DNS trying to contact Blacklisted DNS hostname

Need some help in understanding below attack. The below logs are extracted from the firewall and i could see a outbound connection from ldap server to 194.169.218.42. But walking through the logs(...
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Modify the hosts file of the router and redirect trafic

My question is how can I modify the hosts file of the router (If it exists), And redirect users to my server when they prompt a specific website?
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Why do SSL enabled sites don't reply back according to “hosts” file record?

I was playing with the hosts file under my linux distro. Added an entry 192.168.3.121 www.facebook.com in the /etc/hosts file. Created 2 servers which link to an index.html file at ports 80 ...
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Why does DNS Spoofing not working on HTTP ,HTTPS Sites? [in my case]

I am trying to perform a DNS spoofing attack, but the confusing thing is that when I'm performing the attack on HTTP sites, nothing happens. But when I perform it on HTTPS sites, when I reach the ...
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Does ARP or DNS spoofing play a role when performing MITM in fake AP attacks?

I have a test environment, where I try some wireless hacking tools and approaches, and lately I have been interested in evil twin attacks. I created a fake AP using airbase-ng, and specified the IP ...
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Strange apple dns answers

Could someone please explain to the results of a reverse DNS lookup I ran? dig -x 17.178.96.59 I was expecting apple.com but it also listed a whole load of PTR's. Many looked like phishing sites like ...
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Opt into strict DNSSEC checking - does DNSSEC provide a way for a zone to request strict signature validation?

Is there a way for a domain good.com to promise that it will sign all of its DNS records, and that any unsigned records for any host *.good.com should be rejected? In other words, is there a way for ...
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What are the types of DNS spoofing?

I saw a post on here about how there are multiple types of DNS spoofing, it said: "DNS spoofing refers to the broad category of attacks that spoof DNS records. There are many different ways to do DNS ...
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How does mitmf-filepwn implement dns-spoofing?

While running the following command in Kali mitmf -i eth0 --arp --spoof --gateway 192.168.1.1 --target 192.168.1.4 --filepwn i have noticed that in latest chrome, when i typed google.gr the result was ...
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Server-side man-in-the-middle/eavesdropping: attacks between two servers using unencrypted HTTP

I’m new to security, and I’m wondering how man-in-the-middle and eavesdropping attacks between web servers work, rather than between personal devices and servers. Most questions I see here about man-...
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Unable to Spoof DNS in Kali

I am new to Kali But not new to Information Security. Warming up with Kali, I tried to dns_spoof. But that didn't quite work. Here is what I did. Tampered ip_forward to 1 in /proc/sys/net/ipv4 ...
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Domain redirection when using Evil Twin method?

When clients are connected to my fake access point, is there a way to redirect their requests to a different domain (eg.: google.com --> hotmail.com)? Could this be achieved maybe via iptables or the ...
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bind9 resolves all queries to one address - a compromised server?

Since this morning we tried to open some SSL sites and were greeted by browser warnings, that certificate is not for this site. Upon checking the certificate, we determined that it is issued to *....