BREAKING: Confirmed: Yahoo.com Domain Hacked in Many Arab Countries
Updated: Confirmed by many users in Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Morocco. more below. Yahoo.com is offering redirect to this like (http://nxd.search.yahoo.com/404handler?src=topdomain&fr=404_topdomain&url=xa.yahoo.com/)
It seems that Yahoo.com is under DNS hijack, at least here in Jordan and Saudi Arabia:
Stay tuned for more detail, in the mean while please let us know Yahoo’s domain situation at your country.
Update1: uk.yahoo.com works in Jordan where the writer of this post lives. One other user confirmed that Yahoo.com is hacked in Jordan
Update 2: Users in Morocco and Bahrain told AC that they have the same problem.
Update 3: Egypt too as the comment below.
Update 4: Qatar joins the list, Algeria working fine as user report.
Update 5: Kuwait and UAE joins the list.
Update 6: Syria and Lebanon joins the list.
Update 7: now it is back in Jordan, Syria and some other Arab countries as of 7:56 pm GMT.
Update 8: Yahoo released the following statement:
“Reports that Yahoo! experienced a denial of service attack in some Arab countries are inaccurate. Some users in the region experienced a redirect, the issue was identified and fixed.”