Thousands of computers infected with malware to go offline
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV)- The FBI wants computer users to check your machines, Or they might get knocked offline. Video by ktnv.comvideo
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation wants computer users to check their machines or they might get knocked offline.
The agency will soon pull the plug on Internet access to hundreds of thousands of computers infected with malware Known as DNSChanger.
Last year, the FBI located a group of cyber criminals overseas who had infected more than four million computers. The malware secretly alters settings, allowing the hackers to gain control of your computer.
To fix the matter, the FBI is turning off the malicious servers Monday which will cause victims to lose Internet service if their computer is still infected. To test your computer click here.