(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – The Internet could go down for some online users on Monday because of a now defunct malware virus known as DNSChanger. It was a complex operation initially managed by alleged cyber criminals from Estonia and Russia. The malware was known to have infected millions of computer systems worldwide, bringing in millions in profits through one big, online scam.
Exactly how did DNSChanger work and why could you run into some problems if you aren’t free of the malware by Monday? We at Ping! Zine have previously discussed the issue, but security firm Sophos recently went into more detail about it through an articulate video made available via YouTube. Check it out: