Will Your Browser Go Dark on March 8? (DNSChanger attack left overs)
This cyber criminal ring had infected about 4 million machines with malware worldwide, about half a million of them in the United States. FBI caught ’em. End of story, right? Well, not entirely. First, it’s important to understand what DNSChanger did….
“Yes, the FBI also offered a page to help with this problem. ….”
“Mustaca’s blog post explains how to determine whether your system is affected…..”
Avira DNS-Repair-Tool released
NOTES you can also try a quick instant check for botnet infection here….
Online Tool Developed to Check for Botnet Activity [wrkx w/ Netbooks]
Go To: http://botnetchecker.com/
PRWeb via Yahoo! News Wed, 12 Dec 2007 5:00 AM PST
It is estimated that 1 in 4 computers on the internet today are part of a botnet. After observing bot activity from thousands of compromised computers, local administrator develops easy way to check for botnet activity.
Trend Micro RUBotted (free) 4-5* (Detect only) [wrkx w/ Netbooks]
Malicious software called Bots can secretly take control of computers and make them participate in networks called “Botnets.” These networks can harness massive computing power and Internet bandwidth to relay spam, attack web servers, infect more computers, and perform other illicit activities.
Security experts believe that millions of computers have already joined Botnets without the knowledge of their owners. By using remotely-controlled computers, the criminals in charge of the Botnets try to remain anonymous and elude authorities seeking to prosecute them. RUBotted monitors your computer for suspicious activities and regularly checks with an online service to identify behavior associated with Bots. Upon discovering a potential infection, RUBotted prompts you to scan and clean your computer.
Bothunter – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
BotHunter is a free utility for Windows XP and Unix, which aims at detecting botnet activity within a network. It does so by analyzing network traffic and …
PLEASE SEE MY REPLIES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND REMOVALS….