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Posted 09 November 2011 - 07:51 PM


Ghost Click - DNSChanger arrests ...
- http://www.fbi.gov/n.../malware_110911
11/09/11 - "Six Estonian nationals have been arrested and charged with running a sophisticated Internet fraud ring that infected millions of computers worldwide with a virus and enabled the thieves to manipulate the multi-billion-dollar Internet advertising industry. Users of infected machines were unaware that their computers had been compromised—or that the malicious software rendered their machines vulnerable to a host of other viruses... DNSChanger was used to redirect unsuspecting users to rogue servers controlled by the cyber thieves, allowing them to manipulate users’ web activity. When users of infected computers clicked on the link for the official website of iTunes, for example, they were instead taken to a website for a business unaffiliated with Apple Inc. that purported to sell Apple software..."
(More detail at the FBI URL above.)
> http://www.fbi.gov/n...malware-graphic

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How to check if you are a victim...
> http://countermeasur...on-ghost-click/
Nov. 9, 2011

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Edited by AplusWebMaster, 10 November 2011 - 09:34 AM.

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