Tens of thousands of Americans may their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for the DNSChanger malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago.
The problem began when international hackers advertised a scam to take control of more than 570,000 infected computers around the world. When the FBI went in to take down the hackers late last year, agents realized that if they turned off the malicious servers being used to control the computers, all the victims would lose their Internet service.
Read more here: http://www.technolog.msnbc.msn.....-pc-864024
To check your computer: http://www.dcwg.org/detect/