DNS Changer


The Tale of One Thousand and One DSL Modems

By Fabio AssoliniThis is the description of an attack happening in Brazil since 2011 using 1 firmware vulnerability, 2 malicious scripts and 40 malicious DNS servers, which affected 6 hardware manufacturers, resulting in millions of Brazilian internet users falling victim to a sustained and silent mass attack on DSL modems.

DNSChanger Lingers: 330k Systems Still Infected, 77,000 In The U.S.

The FBI said that there are still more than 330,000 computers believed to be infected with the DNSChanger malware, with just weeks to go before a court order to cut off their ability to communicate with the rest of the Internet. Fully 77,000 are located in the U.S., according to data provided to Threatpost.


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