What Is Sub-Domain Takeover?

What Is Sub-Domain Takeover?

What Is Sub-Domain Takeover? – A sub domain takeover is really what it sounds like, a situation where a malicious person is able to claim a sub domain on behalf of a legitimate site. In a nutshell, this type of vulnerability involves a site creating a DNS entry for a sub domain, for example, ExploitByte (the hosting company) and never claiming that sub domain. 1. example.com registers on ExploitByte 2. example.com creates a DNS entry pointing sub domain.example.com to unicorn457.ExploitByte.com 3. example.com never claims unicorn457.ExploitByte.com 4. A malicious person claims…

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