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Conficker spreads as Waledec delivers mal-entine

The Conficker/Downadup worm continues spreading via a Windows hole and USB devices, while a Waledec worm tricks victims with Valentine e-mail.

By January 29, 2009


Expert: Worm spreading in many ways becoming an epidemic

The worm known as Kido, aka Conficker or Downadup, evolves to spread via removable devices and other means besides just exploiting a Windows vulnerability.

By January 15, 2009


Warning: "Conficker" worm may affect some Mac users

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

By March 31, 2009


Microsoft offers $250,000 reward for Conficker arrest

Software giant offers bounty for arrest and conviction related to Conficker Internet worm that spreads via Windows hole, USB drives, and network shares.

By February 12, 2009


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 July 6, 2010


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 March 31, 2009


Conficker worm targets Southwest Airlines site

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.

By March 2, 2009


New variant of Conficker worm circulates

New variant of Conficker opens backdoor on infected machines that attacker could use to install malicious programs later.

By February 23, 2009


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 March 13, 2009


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 March 31, 2010