DNSChanger server shutdown date extended to 9th July

The possible Internet outage on 8th March is avoided as the federal judge has agreed to allow 120 days of extension for organisations and individuals to clean systems of the DNSChanger Trojan. This decision was taken late yesterday.

As the earlier 4 month deadline of 8th March arrived, it was observed that DNSChanger malware is still running on thousands of computers in several companies. To avoid a major problem afflicting those still infected, the judge in the Federal Court for the Southern District of New York granted a request to extend the deadline for shutting off servers that had been keeping infected computers connected to the Internet.

News source: msnbc.com

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  1. Avatar Atanu DeyJune 27, 2012 at 6:42 PM

    For last two days or so we are seeing that online system working in local LAN gets disconnected from LAN and ping in local IP address is not possible and if we ping with the system name a loopback-ip is shown.

    And when we uninstall the quick heal internet security 2012 from the existing system the Local lan is OK….

    Whay this problem arising ???

    • Rahul Thadani Rahul ThadaniJune 28, 2012 at 9:41 AM

      Hi Atanu Dey,
      Please send an email describing your situation to support@quickheal.com. If the Quick Heal product is in fact causing a clash, then it can be resolved quickly. But this usually does not happen. Our support team will aid you. We apologize for the inconvenience.