The aeCERT noted that in order to detect this malware,it is highly recommended to check the DNS Server
settings on the computer, and scan machines with up-to-date antivirus tools in order to find and remove the malware.
2] Manual steps to determine if your DNS server
has been changed:
Normally, an Internet-connected computer uses a DNS server
provided by the computer owner's Internet Service Provider, or ISP.
are suddenly overwhelmed by spoofed DNS requests and responses, causing the server to process requests more slowly until it eventually fails entirely.
This includes DAS, NAS, and SAN resources, file servers and application servers such as DNS servers
, SQL and Exchange, as well as desktops and notebooks, which may contain data that is just as valuable and irreplaceable to the operation as data stored on servers.
The reliability of the TZO service is assured through a distributed Dynamic DNS server
system with redundant DNS servers
in five different locations throughout North America.
Those DNS servers
will "go dark" on July 9th of this year, and subscribers who have not changed the rogue DNS server
addresses in their equipment may go dark as well.
Headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado, Secure64(R) is a software company offering high-performance DNS server
software that makes the DNS trustworthy and secure.
ISC said almost every Internet transaction, such as finding a website, or sending an e-mail, starts with a DNS query and claimed, with root DNS server
presenting a target for hackers, its security requirements are very high.
The recursive DNS server
, which searches through the DNS in response to queries from resolvers, and returns answers to those resolvers; and,
If the local DNS server
doesn't recognise an address, which it won't in most cases, it refers back to one of the so-called root DNS servers
placed in California and other strategically global locations, who will suggest yet another DNS server
When the browser asks the DNS server
to resolve the domain name of the caching server, the DNS server
responds with the closest edge server to the user.