How the Domain Names are Hijacked?

No! This is not an article to help or encourage anyone trying to hijack a domain. Rather, this is like an eye-opener and a wake-up call for all those ignorant web-masters to secure their website domains.

From Wiki: Domain hijacking or domain theft is the process by which registration of a currently registered domain name is transferred without the permission of its original registrant, generally by exploiting a vulnerability in the domain name registration system.

Any website consists of 2 parts – a Domain Name System (or DNS) and a web-hosting server (where files reside). What this means is, in reality domain name and web server are 2 completely different entities and are integrated together before the website goes live.

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