Beginning on July 9th, 2012, thousands of PCs worldwide may be unable to access the Internet due to a piece of malware called, DNSChanger. It’s estimated that around 300,000 computers around the globe are still part of the DNSChanger botnet.
Listed below are some news pieces and links for more information.
- PCWorld: DNSChanger Malware Set to Knock Thousands Off Internet on Monday
- Huffington Post: DNSChanger Malware May Knock Thousands Off Internet On July 9: How To Avoid It
- eSecurity Planet: DNS Changer D-Day Approaches
- RT: Blackout looming: Thousands to lose Internet access as FBI shuts down servers
- MSNBC: Last call to wipe DNSChanger before ‘Internet doomsday’
- The DNSChanger Working Group: DCWG
- DNSChanger Check-up: http://www.dns-ok.us/
- Learn about DNSChanger malware and how it can affect your computer
- Check your computer’s DNS settings
- Register as a victim of the DNSChanger malware
- FBI DNSChanger web site: http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2011/november/malware_110911