100 Results for

conficker

Article

Report: Conficker worm beaten but not gone

In a report on its battle against the persistent piece of malware, the Conficker Working Group says it was able to take down Conficker, but the worm itself still resides on millions of computers.

By Jan. 25, 2011

Article

Conficker demonstrates complexity of IT security

The Conficker worm is more than just an exploit of a flaw in Microsoft software. It's a lesson that technology, processes, and user behavior need to improve.

By Mar. 30, 2009

Article

Podcast: Conficker worm dissected

Trend Micro's David Perry discusses the Conficker worm, which is scheduled to kick in on Wednesday.

By Mar. 30, 2009

Article

Password stealers and Conficker top June malware

Among most prevalent June threats were a password-stealing Trojan, infected Windows media files, and a re-emerging Conficker, says Sunbelt Software.

By Jul. 6, 2010

Article

Conficker fizzled a year ago, but headache remains

Versions of the worm that went bust a year ago are still spreading and hiding on 6.5 million infected computers, security experts say.

By Mar. 31, 2010

Article

Rid your computer of the Conficker virus

If you're struggling to beat back the Conflicker virus, this guide will help you cleanse your system and inoculate your computer against other Conflicker variants.

By Mar. 31, 2009

Article

Countdown to Conficker--a bust so far

We're well into April 1 across the world, and though researchers say the worm is awake on computers in Asia and elsewhere, it hasn't taken much action. We'll keep you updated here.

By Apr. 1, 2009

Article

The Dancing Woz eliminated--Conficker to blame?

Steve Wozniak is eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars." It's hard not to believe the producers weren't happy to see him go after his criticism of the voting system. Or perhaps Conficker had something to do with it?

By Mar. 31, 2009

Article

Conficker worm might originate in China

A Vietnamese security firm concludes that the Conficker worm has the same root as the Nimda, which the firm believes originated in China.

By Mar. 29, 2009

Article

Latest Conficker worm gets nastier

Conficker.C blocks access to protective services, downloads a Trojan, and is programmed to seek out 50,000 domains on April 1, as the authors of the worm try to outsmart security vendors.

By Mar. 13, 2009