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Submission + - DNS Changer: We're Dealing With Malware in The Wrong Way - Paul Vixie (ibtimes.co.uk)

AlistairCharlton writes: Victims of the DNS Changer malware think they have better things to do than check their internet security, and as a digital society we're dealing with malware in completely the wrong way.

These are the thoughts of Paul Vixie who worked with the FBI in intercepting servers used by a gang of Estonian hackers who made millions of dollars from redirecting internet users away from the websites they requested, directing them to advertisements instead.

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DNS Changer: We're Dealing With Malware in The Wrong Way - Paul Vixie

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