The worm known as Kido, aka Conficker or Downadup, evolves to spread via removable devices and other means besides just exploiting a Windows vulnerability.
Software giant offers bounty for arrest and conviction related to Conficker Internet worm that spreads via Windows hole, USB drives, and network shares.
Among most prevalent June threats were a password-stealing Trojan, infected Windows media files, and a re-emerging Conficker, says Sunbelt Software.
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.
If you are flying Southwest Airlines on March 13, you might want have trouble doing online check-in as the site is being targeted by the Conficker worm, security expert says.
New variant of Conficker opens backdoor on infected machines that attacker could use to install malicious programs later.
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.
The Conficker/Downadup worm continues spreading via a Windows hole and USB devices, while a Waledec worm tricks victims with Valentine e-mail.
There is a new worm out called "Conficker" (also known as "Downadup" and "Kido") that has reportedly infected millions of Windows PCs. It has been detected by various antivirus companies and unfortunately it is suspected to become active tomorrow (April 1
Versions of the worm that went bust a year ago are still spreading and hiding on 6.5 million infected computers, security experts say.