FBI: 277,000 computers worldwide may lose Internet access Monday

Beginning Monday, thousands of computer users may not be able to access the Internet because they may be infected with the DNSChanger trojan, a malicious software program that redirects infected computers to bogus websites. Users who have infected computers will be required to work with their respective service providers to get rid of the malware and restore their Internet connection. According to the FBI, about 50 Fortune 500 companies are still infected from an attack carried out by international hackers last year. FierceTelecom's sister publication FierceOnlineVideo tracks the potential implications of this latest threat. Read more...

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