|Definition||:||DNS Changer Working Group|
|Category||:||Computing Â» Internet|
What does DCWG mean?
The DNS Changer Working Group (DCWG) is a group that takes certain actions on the internet to help correct â€śRove Digitalâ€™s malicious DNS serversâ€ť and computers. On November 8, the FBI, the NASA-OIG and Estonian police arrested several cyber criminals in â€śOperation Ghost Clickâ€ť. The criminals operated under the company name â€śRove Digitalâ€ť, and distributed DNS changing viruses. Rove Digital altered user DNS settings, pointing victims to malicious DNS servers, that would give fake, malicious answers, altering user searches, and promoting fake and dangerous products.