Posted by: bhalley | 07/05/2012

DNS Changer Malware, Monday, and What You Need to Know

Some of you may be wondering what is this problem that is supposed to happen Monday. The problem is a malware called DNS Changer.  It is designed to redirect all internet requests to those run by criminals.  The government did find and stop the criminals and then setup temporary servers so those who were infected would be able to continue using the internet.  The reason this has become a big story is that at 12:01 am on Monday these servers will be turned off and the computers still infected will be unable to use the internet.  Reuters has the story about this malware.  For an explanation and to check if you are infected check the site www.dcwg.org.

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