Last Call By FBI...

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    The FBI Could Cut Your Internet Access in Four Days (Here’s How to Prevent It)

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    Not really sure about all of this...I read a bit and just went and checked anyway...My Anti-Virus sure didn't come up with anything before I looked either (and I scan live all the time)...buuut...I checked all 4 of my machines...All OK.

    Do with this as you wish...just FYI.
     
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    One Month to DNS Changer Server Shutdown

     
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    The thing that makes you wonder....just how does the FBI go about shutting off just YOUR internet connection??
     
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    According to the article? It deals with the servers that are suspect, and the DNS re-routing malware was eminating. Once those servers that spread the malware are shut down? Those computers that still have the malware won't be able to log on to the internet because those servers will be shut down.

    (The malware directs infected computers to go to those servers).

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    Domain Name Servers


    Read more: What Is a DNS Server? | eHow.com What Is a DNS Server? | eHow.com

    So as you can guess? With these servers still online, and affected computers still going to them? Once the FBI pulls the plug? Guess what happens?

    Getting on the internet won't really be possible for the affected machines.

    Hope this helps?
     
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    Apparantly the FBI never heard of wifi.
     
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    WiFi has nothing to do with this issue...Just FYI. Even WiFi goes to a DNS
     
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    Ahh...that is a rather smart way to accomplish that, hadn't thought of that.
     
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    I went ahead and did the check after consulting the company I use for Anti-Virus. (I posted thier view).

    In the article? It explains how to check your machine if you haven't done so. Monday is fast approaching.

    Thanks for checking the thread out. :)
     
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    Isn't anyone else even the slightest but suspicious of this?

    "Hi guise! We're the FBI and we say you have MalWare on yer' computer that will shut down the ENTIRE INTERWEBS! Please come to this site we've set up so we can scan your entire computer. Thanks!"

    No thanks FBI.

    Here's a PCWorld article about it that has links to AviraDNSRepair if you wanna' check your system out.

    This is what I got after I ran the program:

    [​IMG]
     

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