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Use the Internet wisely & Stay safe from DNS Changer malware

Hello Folks,

Once again, I’m back with another piece of information which is useful for the users. Almost all the internet audience will be targeted on this since it’s a privacy & protecting your self over the internet.

Okay!! Today’s topic is about the famous malware which is spreading over the net anonymously these days & injecting users computer by changing their DNS servers. Meaning the DNS are manually or however entered within the users (victims) PC’s then pointing out records incorrectly while browsing. Malware is simply a malicious software or more like a script which is designed to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information, or gain unauthorized access to computer systems. To learn about DNS, please refer our previous tutorials listed below;

In order to check whether you’re effected or not, you can visit this link. If it displays in Green color, you’re not effected but if you see it in Red color, you’re infected.

[lbfenix img=”http://i985.photobucket.com/albums/ae337/darocker077/dns-changer-check-green.png”][/lbfenix]  [lbfenix img=”http://i985.photobucket.com/albums/ae337/darocker077/dns-changer-check-red.png”][/lbfenix]

Visit this link to check your status: http://www.dns-ok.us

Visit this link to fix if you’re infected: http://www.dns-ok.us


Few more useful links:

DNS Changer Working Group | FBI’s DNSChanger Malware | FBI’s DNS Malware: Is your computer infected? | FBI’s United States v. Vladimir Tsastsin, et al. | eWeek’s FBI Prepares to Shut Down DNSChanger Temporary Servers, Infections Remain | USA Today’s Infected PCs may lose Internet in July | Computerworl’s Judge extends DNS Changer deadline as malware cleanup progresses | eSecuriry Planet’s DNS Changer Malware Infects Half of Fortune 500 Firms | Symantec’s DNSChanger Fraud Ring Busted | AT&T Networking Exchange Blog Stopping DNSChanger Trojans

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  • Indulekha

    Pretty useful information this was. Thanks for the early awareness. Today is the day and I hope most ppl took the trouble to check this out and stay safe.

  • Shameer

    Very interesting bro!
    Like to see these kind of posts in future In sha Allah.. 🙂
    Thanks a lot and BTW i’m GREEN 😀

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