Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Domain Name Service (DNS) and DNS Changer malware

Domain name service converts user friendly name such as into an IP address so that your computer can connect to that IP Address. The malware hijacks this to their own computers. It appears hijacking DNS using DNS Changer malware is a very common way for the rogues to get to your computers. If you believe that your computer has been infected in any way, you could checck your DNS using this FBI site:

There are also many other Check-up sites where you can get this service. All you need to do is enter the IP Address and the checker provides a response as shown:

Read this FBI's PDF file to learn about the DNSChanger malware.

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