“The Sri Lankan branch of Anonymous claims to have hacked into the DNS servers of Symantec, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and several other large organizations over the past few days,” Lance Whitney reports for CNET.

“Posting the news and records of its exploits on Pastebin, the group is taking credit for launching ‘DNS Cache Snoop Poisoning’ attacks against its victims,” Whitney reports. “In the record of its DNS attack against Symantec, Anonymous Sri Lanka boasts that it breached the ‘world’s second-largest software (antivirus) leader/giant’ and says that it captured almost the entire DNS pool, including the company’s corporate customers, production servers, and testbeds.”

Whitney reports, “The group touted the same DNS Cache Snoop Poisoning attacks against Facebook, Skype, Apple, Cisco, Microsoft, and Novell.”

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