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#47658 - 01/23/18 08:48 AM DNS malware affects Mac users
jchuzi Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: New York State
This TechSurvivors thread may be useful.
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#47669 - 01/24/18 09:00 AM Re: DNS malware affects Mac users [Re: jchuzi]
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
An important point in the blurb is to check the DNS on all connection methods—Ethernet, wi-fi, etc.—even if you don't use all of them.
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#48021 - 02/20/18 12:43 PM Re: DNS malware affects Mac users [Re: Ira L]
Me-and-MyMac Offline


Registered: 01/03/18
Loc: PA Bucks Co.
Originally Posted By: Ira L
An important point in the blurb is to check the DNS on all connection methods—Ethernet, wi-fi, etc.—even if you don't use all of them.


This is my DNS, before I switch to below
8.8.8.8
8.8.4.4

DNS Now
75.75.75.75
75.75.76.76
2001: 558:feed::1
2001: 558:feed::2

Is this ok to use or tell me which one is better
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#48022 - 02/20/18 01:06 PM Re: DNS malware affects Mac users [Re: Me-and-MyMac]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Your original numbers are the addresses of Google's servers; what's the source of your new numbers?

More: It looks like your new DNS addresses are for Comcast/Xfinity's servers.


Edited by artie505 (02/20/18 06:14 PM)
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#48024 - 02/20/18 06:15 PM Re: DNS malware affects Mac users [Re: artie505]
Me-and-MyMac Offline


Registered: 01/03/18
Loc: PA Bucks Co.
Originally Posted By: artie505
Your original numbers are the addresses of Google's servers; what's the source of your new numbers?


Sorry I dont know what you mean by " Source of your numbers?? " Explain Pls
Yes I have comcast . xfinfity service so is it better to leave it rather than Google's server ??


Edited by Me-and-MyMac (02/20/18 06:31 PM)
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#48025 - 02/20/18 06:20 PM Re: DNS malware affects Mac users [Re: Me-and-MyMac]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
I think I already answered.

Judging by Google, your numbers come from Comcast/Xfinity, i.e. your router (I guess).

I've got no idea whether its preferable for you to use them or the Google numbers.
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#48026 - 02/20/18 06:41 PM Re: DNS malware affects Mac users [Re: artie505]
Me-and-MyMac Offline


Registered: 01/03/18
Loc: PA Bucks Co.
Originally Posted By: artie505
I think I already answered.

Judging by Google, your numbers come from Comcast/Xfinity, i.e. your router (I guess).

I've got no idea whether its preferable for you to use them or the Google numbers.


Yes, I m renting router from comcast.. I used comcast service when I learned that from 1 of the forum and dont remember why, went back to comcast now
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