No, this is a purely cyber attack. I doubt that the legitimate DNS
servers were in Palestine.
I don't get the motivation, though. Maybe Brian will have some email
from the attacker stating what they're up to. Until then, everything
is just a wild guess.
On 12/29/08, Olivier Georg <oliviergeorg@...> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 1:49 PM, Joan Creus <joan.creus@...> wrote:
>> The whois record shows that it got updated this very night, at 02:18:59
>> UTC, shortly before Stéphane noticed. I believe the domain just got
>> hijacked. Someone stole or guessed the admin password for the domain, and
>> changed the DNS server info.
>> h4ps.com is a hosting service in Palestine, BTW. There's no reason
>> to think they're directly involved, though.
> Palestine? with the actual political situation, might it be an israelian