Blog Posts Tagged with "Operation Ghost Click"
July 09, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
Despite the calls to check for infected units provided by the press and law enforcement, too many PCs are still infected and potentially vulnerable to the planned blackout. The estimation is that 64,000 users in the United States, plus an additional 200,000 users outside the United States are still at risk...
March 06, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
For several months, news was circulating about the planned blackout of the Internet for potentially millions of users on March 8. Last week a federal judge postponed that order for 120 days to give businesses and governments more time to mitigate the DNSChanger threat...
February 27, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin
US-CERT encourages users and administrators to utilize the FBI's rogue DNS detection tool to ensure their systems are not infected with the DNSChanger. Computers testing positive for infection of the malware will need to be cleaned to ensure continued Internet connectivity...
February 24, 2012 Added by:Eric Cissorsky
The deadline should be treated as an opportunity for your organization to learn and refine their processes and procedures. Like any other virus outbreak, this requires a coordinated effort between security professionals, systems administrators and other stakeholders...
November 17, 2011 Added by:Simon Heron
Despite federal prosecutors recent success against the infrastructure of DNS Changer and the prosecution of seven, it appears that the malware itself still survives. With its ability to infect and change systems’ DNS so that users were then redirected to websites of the scammers choosing...
November 10, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"The malware secretly altered the settings on infected computers enabling the defendants to digitally hijack Internet searches and re-route computers to certain websites and advertisements, which entitled the defendants to be paid. The defendants subsequently received fees each time..."
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NSA Surveillance Is Legal And Not Targeting ... John Smith on 06-13-2013
Vulnerability Management and Root Cause Anal... Ian Tibble on 06-12-2013