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Feds Ask for DNSChanger Deadline Extension As Millions of PCs Could Be Cut Off from the Web

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Brian Krebs reporting in Krebs on Security: "Millions of computers infected with the stealthy and tenacious DNSChanger Trojan may be spared a planned disconnection from the Internet early next month if a New York court approves a new request by the U.S. government. Meanwhile, six men accused of managing and profiting from the huge collection of hacked PCs are expected to soon be extradited from their native Estonia to face charges in the United States."

Related topics: Cyberattack, DNS, Malware, Security

 
   

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Do they even have an end-game plan? Phil Howard  –  Feb 23, 2012 7:21 AM PDT

Do they even have an end-game plan?

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