It happens. In a world where hackers are almost always a step ahead of the security protocols designed to thwart them, no company of any size is safe.
“It appears that several websites of Avira as well as other companies have been compromised by a group called KDMS. The websites of Avira have not been hacked, the attack happened at our Internet Service Provider ‘Network Solutions’,” Avira Security Expert and Product Manager Sorin Mustaca said in a mailed statement.
According to Mustaca, the DNS records of the impacted websites have been changed to point to arbitrary domains.