Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector
The threat is able to modify your Domain Name System (DNS) configuration so attackers are able to steal sensitive data (including authentication parameters) about your banking accounts, email clients, or social networking utilities.
Simple looks and performance
You are welcomed by a minimalistic UI that allows you to trigger the scanning operation with minimal effort. The tool was designed with an overall simplicity in mind, so even less experienced users can master the entire process in no time.
The program offers support for a single scanning mode which allows you to look for the DNSChanger virus. At the end of the scanning task, you are offered details about your DNS settings.
In case, the virus is found present on your system, the Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector tries to automatically adjust your DNS settings. Depending on the connection type, the tool restores the recommended DNS settings and informs you if the problem has been solved or not.
During our testing we have noticed that Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector carries out the scanning operation pretty quickly. It doesn’t eat up a lot of CPU and memory, so the overall performance of the computer is not affected.
All in all, Bitdefender DNS Changer Detector comes with a simple yet useful software solution for helping you assess the status of the DNS settings, find out if the DNSChanger malware is present on your system, as well as fix DNS settings so as to reconnect the infected PC to the Internet.
Reviewed by Ana Marculescu, last updated on May 1st, 2014
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Application descriptionBitdefender DNS Changer Detector is a dedicated tool that scans your computer looking for damage caused by the DNS-Cha...