Stopping DNSChanger Trojans

The Choices We Make Between [Internet] Security and Freedom March 22nd, 2012  by Brian Rexroad We need to be conscious of the decisions we make that balance between better security and our freedom.  We all accept the increasing physical security measures implemented at public buildings, monuments, and obviously airports.  Some of us are more reluctant Read More

Feds shift DNSChanger cut-off deadline to July

Extra month granted to clean up infected gear By John Leyden • 9th March 2012 18:07 GMT The FBI’s DNSChanger deadline extension has been approved by a US Federal Court, buying infected punters more time to clean up their systems. The move means that machines riddled with the Trojan will still be able to use temporary DNS Read More

Court: 4 More Months for DNSChanger-Infected PCs

Millions of PCs sickened by a global computer contagion known as DNSChanger were slated to have their life support yanked on March 8. But an order handed down Monday by a federal judge will delay that disconnection by 120 days to give companies, businesses and governments more time to respond to the epidemic. The reprieve Read More

The Day The Internet Will Break For Millions

  By Rod Rasmussen on January 11, 2012 The Day The Internet Will Break For Millions—A Looming Deadline in the Aftermath of ‘Operation Ghost Click’ Just two months ago, the Internet security community and international law enforcement scored a great victory on November 8, 2011, when news came out about Operation Ghost Click. This operation Read More

RIPE NCC Intends to Seek Clarification from Dutch Court on Police Order to Temporarily Lock Registration

16 Nov 2011 The RIPE NCC intends to take the Dutch public prosecutor to court over a police order it received on 8 November 2011 to lock a registration of four IP address blocks in the RIPE Registry until 22 March 2012. Read: RIPE NCC Blocks Registration in RIPE Registry Following Order from Dutch Police Read More