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FBI warns of malware that could permanently prevent Internet access -
...Fortunately, the crooks were caught and now the feds want to pull the plug on the rogue servers come July. When that happens, you won't be able to access the Internet or email if you're on an infected machine.
Visit DCWG.org and you'll be able to detect if your computer has the malware. A free fix is also available if you are infected. But there's no way to tell who is infected and who isn't until you check. The number of infected computers is believed to be in the hundreds of thousands.