I'm using the Ubuntu GNOME Linux distribution as my desktop. Recently, it became impossible for me to connect to the Internet with it. When I checked its network settings, I saw that the DNS address was
When I searched this IP address on my other desktop (a Windows 7 machine), I found the article http://anti-hacker-alliance.com/index.php?details=188.8.131.52.
On my Linux machine, I set the DNS nameserver in
184.108.40.206, and was able to access the Internet.
Note that every time I reboot my machine, I'm unable to connect to the Internet, and the DNS file (
/etc/resolv.conf) is blank. My wired connection is also not showing in the network manager.
I still see
220.127.116.11 in my wired connection's settings:
Is my computer compromised? If so, what can an attacker do?
Note: I'm using the D-Link DSL-2520u home modem, and the firmware version is v1.08. When I checked my DNS settings in the modem interface (192.168.1.1) it was pointing the primary DNS address to 18.104.22.168, and the secondary to 22.214.171.124.