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Google Notifying Half a Million Users Affected By DNSChanger

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Google has announced that it has started undertaking an effort to notify roughly half a million people whose computers or home routers are infected with a well-publicized form of malware known as DNSChanger. "After successfully alerting a million users last summer to a different type of malware, we've replicated this method and have started showing warnings via a special message that will appear at the top of the Google search results page for users with affected devices."

Google starts showing DNSChanger warnings via a special message.

Related topics: Cybersecurity, DNS, DNS Security, Malware, Web

 
   

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