Some may find their smartphones working overtime because the family
computer couldn't seem to connect to the Internet Monday morning.
You may be one of thousands across the United States who waited too
long or simply didn't believe the warnings, and your Internet may have
shut down just after midnight because of malware that took over
computers around the world more than a year ago.
At 12:01 a.m. EDT, the FBI turned off the Internet servers that were
functioning as a temporary safety net to keep infected computers online
for the past eight months. The court order the agency had gotten to keep
the servers running expired, and it was not renewed.