Which specific type of attack occurs when a threat actor redirects network traffic by modifying the local host file to send legitimate traffic anywhere they choose
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Martebi 4 months ago
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The specific type of attack that occurs when a threat actor redirects network traffic by modifying the local host file is DNS Poisoning.

What is DNS poisoning?

DNS poisoning is known to be a type of attack where the  hacker uses a method that alters some seen vulnerabilities that are found in the domain name system (DNS).

Conclusively, The type of attack that takes place when a threat actor redirects network traffic by modifying the local host file is DNS Poisoning as it alters it and change it to what they want thereby redirecting users elsewhere.

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