Ascio Registrar Compromised – Brings Down, Theregister and Others

If you tried to visit today the sites for,, Vodafone, The Daily Telegraph and some other high profile sites, you would have received a scary message saying that they’ve been hacked (by turkguvenligi):

And they were indeed hacked, but not in the way most people think. Their servers were not compromised, in fact it had nothing to do with their sites., a domain registrar (used by all of them) was hacked, which lead to the DNS servers of those sites to be modified to:

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