How can you protect yourself from DNS Changer (and other Malware)?
Use the core recommendations to protect yourself from malware like DNS Changer. In today’s environment, this malware’s goal is to victimize you, your computers (everyone in your family and/or organization), and the people around you. It is important to stay vigilant – protecting your self.
|APWG CMU-CyLab Anti-Phishing Education Landing Page Program||The APWG’s Internet Policy Committee (APWG-IPC) and the Carnegie Mellon Cylab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (CUPS) have joined forces to educate consumers about phishing and established the APWG/CMU Phishing Education Landing Page program. The goal of this initiative is to instruct consumers on online safety at the “most teachable moment”: when they have just clicked on a link in a phishing communication.||http://education.apwg.org/r/about.html|
|FBI's How to Protect Your Computer||US FBI's Advice to Protect your Computer||http://www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/computer_protect|
|Microsoft's Understanding security and safer computing||Microsoft's Windows 7 Advice to protect yourself on the Internet.||http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Understanding-security-and-safer-computing|
|CERT® Coordination Center Home Network Security||This document gives home users an overview of the security risks and countermeasures associated with Internet connectivity, especially in the context of “always-on” or broadband access services (such as cable modems and DSL). However, much of the content is also relevant to traditional dial-up users (users who connect to the Internet using a modem).||http://www.cert.org/tech_tips/home_networks.html|
Sites with Good Guidelines to Protect yourself on-line: