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.
The Mindanao Open Source Society will host screening of “Ono Robot: Survival in the Digital World” this animated videos is a project of Tactical Technology Collective based in U.K. explaining the public how to survive in the digital world using latest technology gadget. The animated video concentrated on four topics:
- Episode 1: The Traces You Leave Behind
- Episode 2: Staying Safe Online in Public
- Episode 3: Safe Email
- Episode 4: Safe Surfing
In-line with this we are looking for partnership to host this event. Interested party for partnership you can email me at rjian[@] minoss[dot] org or you can reach me thru my skype ID rjiansevilla .