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2012, The End of the Internet for 350,000!

Come July 9th this year 350,000 unsuspecting victims of the DNS Changer Malware will lose their ability to find websites on the internet. Unbeknown to the victims they were infected by the Malware which set about making significant changes to their systems. Changes included disabling Anti-Virus updates to stop the Malware from being detected, but more importantly the Malware changed Domain Name server settings. This meant that when a user submitted a request in their browser address line, to go to say, “Google.com” the request would be submitted... 
 

Russian Hacker Charged in New York

Russian hacker Petr Murmylyuk, also known as Dmitry Tokar was charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, unauthorized access to computers, and securities fraud. Murmylyuk is accused of being part of a ring that gained access to brokerage accounts from ETrade, Schweb, Scottrade and a number of other online brokerage firms. The ring, once they had access to the accounts would change the account contact details to email addresses and telephone numbers that routed to the hackers. Rather than change the bank details of the accounts, which would have... 
 

Kaspersky Says “No!”

Kaspersky Anti-Virus users today were waking up to no internet! An update from the Anti-Virus vendor cut off internet access for users. Presumably with no Internet access your risk profile was significantly improved, however users were none too happy to find they could not check in to Facebook to see what the Ex-Boyfriend/Girlfriend was up to. The update seemed to impact the for web anti-virus component of the Kaspersky suite. In an cheap jerseys update from Kaspersky they stated cheap nfl jerseys that the issue was caused by a database Balloon-shop.nl... 
 
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