(I apologize: this post is LONG overdue. I have been actively battling other malware, which kept me too busy to warn you earlier about this one…)
July 9, if you have trouble with the internet…don’t be surprised:
Lots of computers, “servers”, that help to make the internet work were infected.
From as many computers as you can, I want you to do some things:
Go to the “DNS Changer Check-Up” website at http://dns-ok.us/ . If the computer is infected with DNS changer malware, you might see a red background…
Next, consider going to http://www.dcwg.org/detect/ and read the section “Manually Checking if your DNS server have been Changed”.
Facebook and Google are trying to help with this problem. You can read more about it at these webpages:
To try to help you not become infected in the future, take a look at http://www.stopbadware.org/home/badware_prevent
It’s best to use the latest and greatest operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, etcetera), and keep all of your software (and hardware) updated. But you also need to be careful when using technology, and the internet and other services you connect to.