Hackers can exploit ISPs quest for cash by spoofing non-existent web sites


For a while now, some Internet Service Providers have been taking advantage of unused domain names and subdomains in order to make some cash by displaying advertising when someone types in a non-existent web site address.

A recent study by IOActive security researcher Dan Kaminsky proves there’s a security flaw that could let malicious hackers set up authentic-looking web sites in order to fool Web users…