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DNSChanger Trojan Targeting PC and Mac Users

November 28, 2011

The DNSChanger Trojan which has infected millions of PC and Macs around the world is now focusing on the Mac OS X. When infected, the DNSChanger takes over a system, changing DNS settings to redirect legitimate searches and URLs to malicious websites.

Affected Software

  • Mac OS X
  • Windows

IT Recommendation

  • If a computer has been infected, please have users contact the IT Help Center.
  • Install an Anti-Virus solution (Mac OS X and Windows). If one is installed, ensure that it is up-to-date.
  • Apply OS patches after appropriate testing (Mac OS and Windows).

For more information, visit the CNET website.