DNSChanger Malware Virus - July 9th Deadline
You may have read in the news about the FBI pulling the plug for Internet access to thousands of computer users.
On Monday, July 9th the FBI will be shutting down Internet servers that were set up temporarily to help clean up the cyber crime known as "DNSChanger". The DNSChanger malware virus caused a disruption in web browsers, anti-virus software and operating systems. Last year, It infected more than four million computers globally, but the number of current infected systems is around 300,000 according to recent news reports. Less than half the infected systems are in the U.S.
Are you Affected? Maybe...Maybe not.
What do you need to do?
An industry wide team supported by the FBI has developed an easy “are you infected?” with DNSChanger website. To check if your computer is infected you can visit this website. If "green" you are not affected, If "red" you are affected and should contact River Run Computers Help Desk at 414-228-7474.
If you'd like to read more about DNSChanger, click here.