DNSChanger Doomsday Threat Fizzles – ‘Doomsday’ averted

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US authorities have officially cut off servers in New York put in place to direct internet traffic for computers infected with the DNSChanger malware.

But concerns around a potential internet blackout for an estimated 211,000 computers still believed to be infected at the time of the shut down were ultimately unfounded. Approximately 6000 Australian internet subscribers faced a similar fate locally, with the majority sourced to Telstra connections.

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Story added 10. July 2012, content source with full text you can find at link above.