The U.S. government do to overcome malware with extinction, 350 000 internet users in danger.
Federal Bureau of Investigation United States (FBI) warned the Internet users to check their computers from threats DNSChanger malware attacks. There are at least 350 000 internet users exposed to malware predicted this.
The FBI said that, if not lucky, then we can become a threat than 350,000 internet users who are experiencing outages on July 9.
In an effort to clean up the mess left by a ‘circle of Internet fraud’, the FBI urged Internet users to check their computers from infection DNSChanger, which is the domain naming system modifiers. DNS redirect malware that infects more than 4.2 million computers, and still be able to influence even more.
In the last month of November 2011, in an FBI operation called “Operation Ghost Click,” the six people arrested for Estonia ran a sophisticated criminal organization. Their malware, DNSChanger, netted revenues of over USD 14 million.
Malware works like this: When you click the link (link) to the website or type in its URL, your computer sends a request to a DNS server, which translates the URL into the appropriate IP address. IP addresses are sent back to your browser, which then can find the website.
DNSChanger it will hijack the demand from users who are infected and directing a request to the DNS server of their own. Their DNS server will then translate URLs into IP addresses is illegal and trick the browser into a web site look different.
Simply this, when trying to access YouTube can be DNSChanger send you to porn sites.
How DNSChanger beneficial and detrimental to the victim creator?
1. Directing users away from legitimate sites that refuse site traffic (and ad revenue).
2. Redirecting users to a website which is distributed customers, who believe that they are paying for traffic from Internet users clicking on ads aimed at them.
3. Users are directed to a business website because the ring may have been regarded as an illegitimate business.
4. DNSChanger is also constructed to prevent the user clean the malware uses anti-virus, which then would prevent users protect themselves against viruses and other malware.
Because millions of internet users who are infected and relying on a fake DNS server to access the website, the U.S. government decided to turn it off immediately. In exchange, the U.S. government chose to convert to a temporary DNS server clean.
But after cleaning all, 350 thousand devices, DWCG, the organization whose job is to maintain and monitor the server, declared that the server will be closed on July 9. As a result, the infected will lose access to the Internet.
If you want to check to see if your computer has been infected with DNSChanger free or you can visit the website at this link DWCG. Then, your computer will be examined in the diagnosis within a few seconds.
If your computer shows a green color, your computer safe.