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The DNSChanger Worm and You

A couple of years ago some hackers started distributing a quirky little virus that would change the DNS servers your computer uses. The people responsible were located by the FBI and their data gathering system was terminated. Despite this you could still be infected, and affected, by the virus. For those unaware, DNS stands for Domain Name Service, and is the system that tells your computer where a web address is located.