Items tagged with DNSChanger

Late last year, the FBI kicked DNSChanger in the teeth when it arrested a sextet of Estonian nationals running a cybercrime enterprise and shut down their servers. DNSChanger is malware that hijacked DNS servers and made users incredibly vulnerable to redirects to fake and malicious websites, malware attacks from other sources, and miscellaneous remote interference; to keep users safe from harm, the FBI had the Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) set up temporary clean DNS servers. At the time, a small note in the announcement indicated that those temporary servers would be taken offline on July... Read more...