A DNSChanger Malware May Knocked Out Thousands On Internet Next Week

Posted on Jul 5 2012 - 11:07am by Editorial Staff

The Associated Press reporting that the recently warnings about the Internet problem have been splashed across Facebook and Google. Internet service providers have sent notices, and the FBI set up a special website for it. But the thousands of users infected with the DNSChanger malware may lose internet connectivity next week as internet fraudsters infected millions of hardware around the world with the virus which altered DNS information which results in stealing of information like of passwords and credit card numbers.

Along with this individual computer users issue, almost 50 Fortune 500 companies are also get infected said Tom Grasso, an FBI supervisory special agent. Even both Facebook and Google having their own system ready that showed up their own warning messages if any user uses any infected computer. The social giant users will get the message saying, “Your computer or network might be infected,” along with a link that users can click for more information.

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