DNS Changer
DNS Changer
DNS Changer

(For full information about what this bug is, check out our previous coverage.)

It’s very simple what you need to do if you have not checked yet. Use the DNS Changer Check-Up website (created and sanctioned by the FBI) to see if your computer is infected or not. If the screen turns green (just like the image to the left), great — your computer is not infected. If it turns red, the site will walk you through with what you need to do in order to remedy the situation.

Don’t wait! If your computer is infected and you don’t fix this problem before Monday, you’ll be unable to access the internet (and thereby fix the problem) unless you get help from someone else.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.


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