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Feb 28 2018   5:15PM GMT

DNS redirection

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DNS redirection was the controversial practice of serving a Web page to a user that is different from either the one requested or one that might reasonably be expected. Continued…

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“DNS is a mission-critical service for enterprises, and it is also a gold mine of valuable data for protecting your enterprise.” – Nick Lewis

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Although ISPs promote DNS redirection as a service to customers, customers typically think the ISPs have _______ motives.
a. alterior
b. ulterior
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