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DNSChanger malware

A piece of malware called DNSChanger will kick thousands of Mac and PC users off the Internet as an threat starting  July 9, 2012 (Monday), and there’s a chance you could be one of them, as stated one of the article msn.com and yahoo news.

The FBI is shutting down domains that have been affected by the DNSChanger malware, which has been circulating the web. How the malware works? Well as far as the information spreading,  The malware redirected Internet traffic to sites with paid advertisements where cybercriminals reaped profit $$  from unsuspecting visitors.

The trojan’s creators  six Estonian nationals  shut down their services when they were caught and arrested about eight months ago.

Although the FBI has been urging consumers for months to check if their systems have been affected by DNSChanger, about 275,000 computers are still at risk of not having Internet access on Monday, July 9.

To check your machine if your infected with DNSChanger malware you can use the following tools below.

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