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« on: July 08, 2012, 11:42:15 AM »

'A nasty piece of malware called DNSChanger will kick thousands of Mac and PC users off the Internet on Monday, and there’s a chance you could be one of them. .."

http://mashable.com/2012/07/06/dnschanger-malware-removal/

http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-57467580-263/how-to-detect-and-fix-a-machine-infected-with-dnschanger/

http://dcwg.org/
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« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2012, 11:59:28 AM »

Thanks for the links Smiley  I was told about this just yesterday, but hadn't checked it out yet, but the one test said I was clean. *wipes forehead*
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« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2012, 12:01:29 PM »

guess we'll find out tommorow!
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« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2012, 01:45:50 PM »

If your links are reliable, I'll be here tomorrow!
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« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2012, 01:50:02 PM »

Just dawned on me...none of the articles I've seen give a time. I just assumed it was tonight at 00:01 or shortly after.
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« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2012, 03:29:26 PM »

Gotta figure out how to infect my work computer.
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« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2012, 04:38:54 PM »

Gotta figure out how to infect my work computer.
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« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2012, 06:16:55 PM »

If your links are reliable, I'll be here tomorrow!
guess we'll find out in a few hours.
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« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2012, 06:23:30 PM »

Thanks for the links!
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« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2012, 09:03:34 PM »

tnx for the links, i seem to be ok.

but this brings back the Y2K thing, remember that, the sky was falling and the internet was going to implode the date time continuum as we know it was going to be altered irrevocably crating three headed digital monsters of plasma mophing into tangible beast on this side of the net.......
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« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2012, 09:04:56 PM »

If you have done a recent virus/spyware/malware scan, you'll be fine.

Don't believe the hype.
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« Reply #11 on: July 08, 2012, 09:47:08 PM »

If you have done a recent virus/spyware/malware scan, you'll be fine.

Don't believe the hype.

yup, exactly what i figured 'hype".
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