Will malware knock you offline on Monday?

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    Will malware knock you offline on Monday?

    7/5/12 By Rick Moran

    It is thought that hundreds of thousands of computers have been infected with a malicious malware program that will knock you offline on Monday, according to the FBI.


    There'sa very simple, safe way to find out if your machine has been infected. Go to this site and follow instructions.

    DCWG | DNS Changer Working Group


    It will be worth the peace of mind.



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    https://forms.fbi.gov/check-to-see-if-your-computer-is-using-rogue-DNS
     
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    Granny says get yer computer scanned fer dat July 9th bug...
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    Homeland security cites sharp rise in cyber attacks
    July 4th, 2012 - The companies that control critical infrastructure in the United States are reporting higher numbers of attacks on their systems over the past three years, according to a report issued by the Department of Homeland Security.
     
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    Nope. I've got a Mac :)
     
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