A quarter-million computer users around the world could lose Internet access on Monday 09/07/2012 , due to a malware( or virus ) that has infected computers the world over.
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There are fears of a potential "blackout" and describing the Alureon malware as the "Internet Doomsday" virus. These viruses were designed to redirect Internet traffic through rogue DNS servers controlled by criminals
On November 8, the FBI, arrested several cyber criminals who distributed DNS changing viruses, variously known as TDSS, Alureon, TidServ and TDL4 viruses.
AFFECTED COMPUTERS IN AUSTRALIA, INDIA AND US ON JUNE11th
| AU | 8518 || US | 69517 || IN | 21302 |see more countries here
The botnet operated by Rove Digital altered user DNS settings, pointing victims to malicious DNS in data centers in Estonia, New York, and Chicago. These malicious DNS servers would give fake, malicious answers, altering user searches, and promoting fake and dangerous products.
Because every web search starts with DNS, this virus showed users an altered version of the Internet on thier browsers
Viruses such as Zeus and SpyEye, which infect millions of PCs and are used to commit financial fraud have also been spreading sometimes via the cloud
How to fix up and check if you are affected by DNS CHANGER
Information on how to identify and clean up infections can be found on a website that a group of security firms and other experts set up: http://www.dcwg.org.
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