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6th Jul 2012 06:49pm
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DNSChanger - Internet Doomsday (9th July)

Five years ago a piece of malware called DNSChanger was created by six Estonian's and then distributed online. This trojan redirected internet users to websites filled with paid advertisements, which generated a lot of profit for the creators. What makes this trojan worse though is that it creates a botnet and changes the way your computer talks to a DNS server operated by your ISP, which basically means that once activated properly you will have no internet. Even though the creators of DNSChanger have all been arrested 8 months ago and their services stopped, it is still... [read more]