eBay Domain Hijacker Arrested

By eweek  |  Posted 2004-09-06 Print this article Print

Police in Germany arrest hijacker of eBay Germany's domain.

Police in Germany arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the hijacking of eBay Germanys domain. The man admitted he requested a DNS (domain name server) transfer for several high-profile sites, including Google.com, Web.de, Amazon.com and eBay Germany. It remains unclear how the domain could have been transferred without the consent of the existing holder.

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