Has the DNS Changer malware infected my Mac?


In response to publicized reports that hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide could be prevented from going online tomorrow due to the DNS Changer malware, one of my customers sent me an email earlier today:

“Just learned about DNS Changer malware. Appears serious, although no current symptoms. Can you check our Macs/Airport for infections and re-set our DNS settings as needed?”

Below is my response to the customer:

Copy and paste this URL address into your browser to determine if remedial action needs to be taken:

http://www.dns-ok.us

If all is well and no action is necessary, you should get feedback that says, DNS Resolution = GREEN.

DNS Changer Check-up green confirmation screen

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2 responses to “Has the DNS Changer malware infected my Mac?

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