Conficker

Seven years on, the Conficker worm is not dead… but dominating

According to one security firm’s report, the Conficker worm remains the top malware attacking UK businesses, accounting for 1 in 5 of all detections.


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German ministry replaced brand new PCs infected with Conficker worm, rather than disinfect them

After computers in Germany became infected with the notorious Conficker worm, 170 of them were disposed of and replaced with new equipment at the taxpayers’ expense.

Wouldn’t it have been easier (and cheaper) to have wiped the drives and restored from…


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Fake Conflicker.B Infection Alert puts internet users at risk

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Conficker virus outbreak at Greater Manchester Police

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The five most popular Clu-blog posts of 2009

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The top ten Clu-blogs of 2009

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Beware fake Microsoft alerts regarding Conficker worm

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Can you trust Conficker clean-up advice on Twitter?

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Many PCs still not patched against Conficker vulnerability

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Hackers Launch Fake Conficker Antivirus Attacks

With all the focus on the Conficker worm in recent weeks, it should come as no surprise at all to find that cybercriminals are taking advantage of the headline-grabbing worm for their own ends.

Read more in my article on the Dark Reading website.


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Conficker headline competition – we have a winner!

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A Quick And Easy Way To Tell If You’re Infected With Conficker

Even though April 1st is now history, you would be foolish to think the Conficker worm is no longer a problem. It’s still out there, still causing a nuisance, and could be instructed to activate a payload whenever the hackers choose. So what you want is a quick and easy way to tell if you might be infected, right?

Read more in my article on the Dark Reading website.


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Conficker-C: A technical analysis

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So, who did hype up Conficker?

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All’s quiet on the Conficker front

It’s 6:30 a.m. on April Fool’s Day here in the U.K., and so far we’ve not seen any evidence of the Conficker worm “melting your computer,” turning off the nation’s air defenses, or dialing the local pizza company.

Read more in my article on the Dark Reading website.


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What’s the best Conficker news headline you’ve seen?

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