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Submission + - Internet blackout coming for hundreds of thousands (cnn.com)

SuperCharlie writes: The Internet will fall dark for many who have failed to clean their system from a DNS changing virus aptly name DNSChanger on July 9th 2012 at 12:01am. The virus had affected up to 4 million PC's redirecting traffic to look-alike sites such as Google and Bing to steal credentials and ultimately millions of dollars for the creators. The US FBI set up interim servers instead of taking down 4 million infected users Internet worldwide, however, after almost 5 years they will now pull the plug on these servers and the estimated 304,000 PC's still infected will no longer be able to access the internet. The FBI has a step-by-step method for you to see if you are infected in this pdf document or you can go to dcwg.org for an automated check if you are so inclined.

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