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In the wake of a multi-million-dollar online scam, more than 300,000 computer users worldwide could find themselves without Web access this summer.
Luckily for them, it will only take a few clicks to clean things up.
The FBI announced that it's created a website where users can check whether they're infected with malware and remove it if they are. Check your computer here -- http://www.dcwg.org. The site was at times difficult to access on Monday, presumably due to heavy traffic.

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Info about this has been posted in the news section once before. This is somewhat of an update I believe.
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post #2 of 12
"Service Unavailable. Please try again later."

"The site was at times difficult to access on Monday, presumably due to heavy traffic."

frown.gif I'll keep checking.
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post #3 of 12
Something about this seems.. fishy.
I don't trust the FBI anymore.
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post #4 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mookster View Post

Something about this seems.. fishy.
I don't trust the FBI anymore.


Yeah, no thumbs up for the FBI to scan all my data...

Do not collect 200
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post #5 of 12
^ that
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post #6 of 12
Nice try FBI.
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http://www.dns-ok.us/

That should take you straight to a checker.

The FBI doesn't scan your stuff. It just takes you through a DNS route to test your settings.
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post #8 of 12
Very... interesting..
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mookster View Post

Something about this seems.. fishy.
I don't trust the FBI anymore.
Never did. thumb.gif
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looks like I am in the green
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post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by IEATFISH View Post

"Service Unavailable. Please try again later."
"The site was at times difficult to access on Monday, presumably due to heavy traffic."
frown.gif I'll keep checking.

Or the site itself got attacked? Perhaps I've already been infected??
The DCWG detect site doesn't work at the moment for me either.
    
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