OVH Community, your new community space. - Details Behind Today's Internet Hacks

28-08-2013, 20:18
Is this how and sites like that have been hijacked?

28-08-2013, 16:13
Interesting article lets hope more details are released regarding this hack and how it was achieved to protect others.

I always lock my domains.

28-08-2013, 10:29
Though not directly related to OVH, this article gives a little insight about what happens when a domain name gets hijacked, and some measures you can take yourself:

And if you check on your domain in the OVH control panel, in the summary you should see "Locked" in the protection field, which can be verified by performign a WhoIs lookup:

# whois 
   Registrar: OVH
   Whois Server:
   Referral URL:
   ... (truncated) ...
   Status: clientDeleteProhibited
   Status: clientTransferProhibited