that has been circulating around the Internet may cause Mac and PC
users to lose access to the Internet on Monday, July 9, 2012.
In November 2011, the FBI released a statement about the criminal ring
that was responsible and a explanation of what the malware does. In a
move to keep unsuspected infected users from loosing Internet access
they set up clean machines to replace the malware infected computers the criminal ring had set up.
On July 9, the FBI will turn off the machines and those users who are still affected will not have access to the Internet.
It is easy to check to see if you are infected. Just visit this address: http://www.dcwg.org/detect/
the instructions laid out there will explain what to do to check your
computer and IF you are infected what steps to take to clean your
They can’t keep these
servers running forever, so if your system is infected, you need to fix
it before Monday, or your Internet will go kaput on Monday, as those DNS servers will be offline.
what do you do to find out if you have a DNSChanger infection? If you
are running up-to-date security software, you are most likely safe. But
to be sure, all you need to do is head over to dns-ok.us