Several lk domains are currently being affected by a malicious redirection – TRC

February 6, 2021 at 10:07 AM

Several users in Sri Lanka have complained that country-level domain is being redirected to another site which highlights issues faced by Tea workers in Sri Lanka.

“In what appears to be a major domain level hijack Sri Lanka traffic of seems to be redirected to a propaganda page. Feedback received is it’s a clustered issue, SLCERT is aware of the redirect & coordinating with relevant stakeholders” Cyber Security expert Asela Waidyalankara tweeted.

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority in Sri Lanka in a tweet said that domains are currently being affected by a malicious redirection.

“With certain .lk domains currently being affected by a malicious redirection, the LK Domain registry is in the process of resolving the issue with TRC & CERT assisting. please contact on 0114216061 hotline to report any issue and for support” TRC tweeted.

Former Editor of Groundviews Sanjana Hattotuwa had posted the following tweet explaining the situation.