DNS Changer malware? The FBI may be shutting you down on Monday.

Malware designed to re-direct unsuspecting users to bad web sites infected thousands of computers last year.  The culprits responsible for thefbi_logo_1 infections were busted and the FBI quickly took control over DNS servers.  However, the FBI will no longer keep those servers running.  On January 9th, the equipment will be un-plugged.

What does this mean to you?  If your computer is infected, you won’t be able to connect to the internet.

I’d suggest you make sure your computers aren’t infected before Monday.

Here’s a couple of articles you may be interested in.  They have links to a detection tool and the DNSChanger Working Group website.

For more information, visit the FBI articles about this malware at http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2011/november/malware_110911/

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