Internet Loss: How to Check your DNS for Malware as a result of 'Operation Ghost Click'
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Internet Loss: How to Check your DNS for Malware as a result of 'Operation Ghost Click'

Washington : DC : USA | Jul 09, 2012 at 2:52 AM PDT
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Google & FBI warns hundreds of thousands may lose Internet in July (DNS Changer)

Around 300,000 internet users could lose internet service today as a result of the FBI's scheduled plan to shut down servers that were set up after a crack down on a gang that was passing along malicious viruses to computers. Here is a link to one story on the issue via the BBC titled "Thousands face internet loss as FBI shuts off servers."

A recommended site to navigate to and check your computer is dcwg.org where you can run a quick check to see if your computer has been affected during this time and could face an outage. Here is the link to do that: Detection Check at DCWG.

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