Home › Forums › Off Topic › Internet Doomsday Malware (Check your DNS Settings) This topic contains 3 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Daniel 11 years, 5 months ago. Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) Author Posts July 6, 2012 at 11:36 pm #32914 kanjiman8Member This probably won’t affect anyone here but I thought I’d post it anyway. Basically, check your DNS settings to make sure you won’t be one of the people who’ll lost Internet access on Monday. http://www.dns-ok.us/ If your green, you should be ok. If your red, then you have a problem. You can read the story here: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/internet-doomsday-malware-attack-threatens-180638677.html and watch a video about it here: http://www.technolog.msnbc.msn.com/technology/technolog/internet-doomsday-malware-explained-helpful-video-866717 July 7, 2012 at 12:01 am #32917 Anonymous “may cause tens of thousands of Americans to lose their Internet connection on Monday.” http://imgur.com/GGBeY July 7, 2012 at 12:22 am #32918 kanjiman8Member Despite it saying that, towards the end of the article it also says this “Despite these warnings, the FBI estimates that there are still more than 277,000 computers infected worldwide and about 64,000 in the United States. ” This article is a better read: http://business-standard.com/india/news/internet-doomsday-to-hit-indian-users-/479685/ July 13, 2012 at 12:40 pm #33272 DanielMember Find out the IP address to those sites and continue browsing :D I use to have fun disabling the DNS server on my computer and browse the internet using IP addresses. 184.108.40.206 is for google search engine. Just enter it in your address bar. 220.127.116.11 is for tofugu :D DNS server just associates IP addresses to web addresses. Author Posts Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.