Sunday, February 19, 2012

FBI Going to shutdown many sites on 8th of March

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, in a desperate pursuit to finally put an end to the countless DNS attacks of the infamous worm named DNSCharger Trojan on millions of computers in the U.S. and other parts of the globe, has considered the plan to take down a huge number of DNS servers and along with it millions of Internet users. It's estimated that half of all Fortune 500 companies and 27 out of 55 government sectors are infected by the DNSCharger Trojan.

The FBI was able to temporarily stop the widespread of the virus by replacing the infected servers with newer ones, thus giving companies and individuals affluent time to clean up the mess. Unfortunately, the solution was not enough to stop the DNSCharger from spreading its wrath. Although the FBI, with the help of local authorities, was able to capture the Estonian programmers responsible for the attacks, by the time they knew about it, the Trojan has already been distributed to more than 100 countries.
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