Google gives search users final DNSChanger warning

Google has embarked on a final campaign to warn the remaining half million PCs it reckons could still be infected with the DNSChanger malware that they risk losing Internet connectivity on 9 July. View full post on Techworld.com security View full post on National Cyber Security

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How to protect yourself from DNSChanger

In July the Internet Systems Consortium will permanently shut down DNS servers deployed to serve as temporary surrogates for rogue DNS servers shut down as part of Operation Ghost Click, an FBI operation that brought down an Estonian hacker ring last year. If your PC is one of the more…

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DNSChanger malware victims may face internet switch off: ACMA

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has urged Australian internet users who may be DNSChanger victims to remove the malware from their computers before 9 July or face no internet service when domain name system (DNS) servers maintained by the FBI are switched off. The ACMA e-security operations manager,…

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Germany to shut down DNSChanger Trojan servers

German authorities are advising victims of DNSChanger Trojan programs to fix their computers’ Domain Name System settings using a free tool developed by antivirus company Avira, because the servers resolving DNS queries on their behalf will be closed down on March 8. DNSChanger is a family of Trojans for Windows…

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FBI tackles DNSChanger malware scam

If you’ve been familiar with the malware scene over the past few years, you know one of the prominent attacks on personal computers and information has been the DNSChanger scam. DNSChanger is a Trojan horse that was distributed in many forms, and when installed it actively changes the infected system’s…

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Operation Ghost Clicks Nabs DNSChanger Malware Ring

SymbolPriceChangeAAPL395.28-10.95AMZN211.22-6.77DELL14.80-0.79GOOG600.95-11.39MSFT26.20-0.96{“s” : “aapl,amzn,dell,goog,msft”,”k” : “a00,a50,b00,b60,c10,g00,h00,l10,p20,t10,v00″,”o” : “”,”j” : “”} As a result of a two-year FBI Investigation: Operation Ghost Click, on November 8, 2011, six Estonian nationals were arrested by Estonian authorities and charged in a seven-count federal Indictment with running an Internet fraud ring that infected millions of computers…

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