What steps are you taking to address DNSChanger concerns?
rousseau 2 years ago
Most of us have been aware of DNSChanger malware for quite a while, but apparently it has just entered the mainstream consciousness. I say this because we have been getting request after request to "check my computer for the DNS virus". All of the machines on our network are fine, but even when we tell people that, we get a lot of request to check the individual machine "to make sure". We don't have the time or people to make a personal visit to everyone just to pat them on the shoulder and tell them everything is fine. Now, I'm not saying there isn't valid concern about DNSChanger. In fact, I think it is a very clever bit of mischief. Bad, but clever. It's amazing to me how hard it is to get people to follow basic security practices, but when they see something on TV about their computer not working after July the freak-out begins. Maybe I just work at Paranoid, Inc., I don't know. Are other companies running into this, and if so, what steps are you taking to address concerns and stop spending excessive time on the issue?
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