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Originally posted by Unown
Anyone who has an idea of how DNS works and what this virus is supposed to do should know that OP's theory is complete hogwash. People like me would immediately know something is up if the government tried this.
This event on monday only affects people who have already gotten the virus and don't know about it. The virus changes the way computers look for internet addresses:
- A DNS server is in charge of translating domain names into IP addresses.
- If you type in "www.google.com" into your browser, it asks a DNS server for the real IP address, which would be something like 188.8.131.52
- The virus just changed the address of the DNS server you would normally use and would redirect it to a malicious DNS server that would hand out fake addresses.
- The FBI found out about this and took the malicious DNS servers down, and set up their own with the same address.
On monday, the FBI will simply take away these DNS servers. People who are affected will not have a DNS server to ask for addresses, so typing a domain name into the address bar will do nothing. They will only be able to reach addresses through their real IP address, so they'll still have an internet connection. There is no "internet kill-switch.
I'm sorry, OP; but I'm going to have to call bull on this. Deny ignorance.
Originally posted by GenerationGap
You've heard the story. There's a vicious virus that's been floating around for some months now, and on Monday the FBI will be isolating machines that are infected, leaving affected machines in a cyber no man's land.
The story of this virus is a FALSE FLAG EVENT.
This is a government test brother. The "DNS Virus" is not a virus, it's a program that is in it's BETA phase, its a portion of the EAS program. You know the internet kill switch given to Obama at the start of his Presidency, this is part of that infrastructure. On Monday they are testing it, or rather I should write "arming" it.
This "virus" is a government program. They are testing their ability to alter the DNS record databases nationwide, something never done before and actually quite complicated, courtesy not of the FBI, but DHS. Again its complicated, and the odds of something going wrong, are high. This little BS story about our Federal Government helping to protect us from an existing virus is just that, a cover story. A mini-false flag if you will.
Essentially, this is DHS putting us behind their firewall that they control on Monday. If your network goes down its not because you have a virus...It's because you don't have THEIR program (the real virus IHMO). If you don't have their program, you wont be routed through their firewalls/controlled DNS Record databases. On Monday they arm it for the first time; and if everything goes well, on Tuesday Obama, and every President after him will have the ability to either cut the internet off, or reroute all requests to an "Emergency Alert System" page, but only in the event of a catastrophe or uncivilized uprising (Read as False Flag Event). Monday is a big day.
About the Internet Kill Switch:
China Tested their Kill Switch in April, now it's our turn:
FEMA's page on the EAS for background information:
We thought we stopped SOPA, I've got bad news fellow countrymen, on Monday we get behind the firewall by law or by crook.
No, there's no link to Fox News, InfoWars, Aljezeera, or RT. And there will be no link. This is only common sense and I'm shocked if I'm the first person to recognize this. A false flag is being waved and we're being duped into following it right to McAfee:
This has False Flag and Government Social Engineering by fear BS all over it.
Come on DHS, you can do better than this.
edit on 7-7-2012 by GenerationGap because: Typos, likely to fix more.
Originally posted by Bilk22
Hey unknown, you seem like quite the expert. Can you comment on my posts above?
Originally posted by plube
reply to post by GenerationGap
Well i guess i will jump in first....ummm no chance.
The internet and it's beauty of function is the fact it is a haphazard collection of networks... No one source can shut it down...and so therefore...i would say this is not true....just think of how people now connect over mobile phone systems now....Don't worry...No kill switch.
Originally posted by plube
reply to post by Labrynth2012
The OP also gets angry if you do not agree with their over hyped up point of view....but i guess we will learn on monday won't we....also it has been said it could possibly affect upto 4mil users...now that is hardly a drop in the bucket of people actually online....I do wonder though...will it affect my mobile phone connections in any way.