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Has Google said your PC is infected with DNS Changer malware?


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#1 Deejay100six

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 08:52 AM

Google reckons that up to 500,000 internet users, whose computers were impacted by the DNS Changer malware, will see the following message in the next week alone:

Your computer appears to be infected

We believe that your computer is infected with malicious software. If you don't take action, you might not be able to connect to the internet in future.


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Posted 23 May 2012 - 10:12 AM

Many ISPs are notifying users who may be infected and/or offering checkers. http://www.dcwg.org/detect/

Interesting article about work of FBI, Internet Systems Consortium, and DNS Changer Working Group (DCWG) by Paul Vixie who worked on setup of replacement DNS and preparation for eventual takedown of the replacement servers.
http://www.circleid....27_dns_changer/

Check whether you are OK: http://www.dns-ok.us/
but this Kaspersky article indicates that the test is unreliable in some circumstances. http://threatpost.co...ed-hosts-042512
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