Google DNS affected by Great firewall of China

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I also experienced the same and was surprised to be redirected to Chinese search engines. Its a lesson for security experts and hackers. Local DNS infection is a serious threat to web giants like google, facebook, twitter...

Security experts around the globe are currently trying to unravel a mysterious networking error that saw Web traffic to sites like Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube rerouted to Chinese servers.

Related articles:

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/DNS-China-Servers-Censorship-Firewall,9989.html

http://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.security.policy/browse_thread/thread/c4e7cda3b59ba834/8c6b16aab5d47c9c?hide_quotes=no&pli=1

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9174132/China_s_Great_Firewall_spreads_overseas?taxonomyId=17&pageNumber=2

http://www.itworld.com/networking/102576/after-dns-problem-chinese-root-server-shut-down

If you have also experienced DNS problem with Google during this week, do share with us and tell us what exactly happened.

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