If you are reading this page, it means you are not infected with DNS Changer. Your computer might be violated with other malware. The information here is a starting place to learn more.
A botnet is a network of compromised machines that can be remotely controlled by an attacker. And they can do whatever they want with the bots: Searching for sensitive information on all compromised machines and sending these files to another machine, DDoS-ing individuals or organizations, or enabling a keylogger and looking for PayPal or eBay account information. Most malware will disable your software and anti-virus updates. The procedures below address that problem: Remove the blocks, remove the malware and then update your computer.
This Special Edition offers you a Free Scan for a second opinion. It is designed to work alongside your existing security programs and to check if your measures taken provide a sufficient level of security.
On about 87 percent of all checked and analyzed computers critical software security updates are missing. Especially risky applications like browsers and their plugins are not up-to-date.
The most common passwords are short, sweet and easy to guess, easy to remember, vulnerable to a dictionary attack. For security reasons, we strongly recommend to test all of your passwords!