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Poll: Is/was your machine infected by the DNSChanger malware?

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / May 11, 2012 7:59 AM PDT
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Confident of my abilities

I was fairly sure I wasn't being targeted in that malware. But I ran the test anyway and all came back ok.

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Same here.
by mwooge / May 11, 2012 2:05 PM PDT

Same here. Didn't think I'd have it, as Norton's would heve detected/protected my computer, but best to be safe.

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I don't care?
by darelinp / May 11, 2012 3:22 PM PDT

To the 2 % who "don't care" , if you don't care then why are you even bothering to participate in the poll, the mind boggles!

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by Nerosas / May 12, 2012 8:37 AM PDT

My laptop runs Linux, and I just love the fact that there is virtually no malware for it. I ran the test on it and all came back ok. My desktop however runs Windows 7 and it has Norton and I am a very cautious internet user. All came back ok on that as well Happy So for me, there's nothing to worry about.

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by manmur / May 13, 2012 1:20 AM PDT

I did when to the site before this poll was up.

I keep my PC up to date with the Microsoft patches (Also my security software).

I do use a firewall that I 'stealth' the ports (Comodo IS), host file, Spywareblaster (Place sites in the restricted zone of my Internet options.). I use noscript, WOT, and adblock pus with firefox. I do all of my web-surfing in Sandboxie.

I also do run regular scans with Malwarebytes, Superantispyware, and hitmanpro.

I am fairly sure that I will not get infected by this. But in the end I am my own PC worst security threat.

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