It’s not as if they haven’t had plenty of warning, but according to the FBI, there are still at least 60 Fortune 500 companies – along with a number of government agencies – that still haven’t cleaned the DNSChanger malware off their computers. If they don’t hurry up and do it soon, those systems will have a problem connecting to the Internet after July 9, when the temporary DNS servers that are serving as a workaround are shut down. About 70,000 IP addresses in the U.S. are believed to be infected, out of more than 300,000 worldwide. Find out more:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.