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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


Symantec: Security holes, malware spike in 2008

Security vulnerabilities and malware rise in 2008 as the criminal underground heats up its data theft and identity fraud activities, new Symantec Internet security report finds.

By April 13, 2009


Windows users brace for Conficker's wiggle

roundup The Conficker worm is keeping security experts on their toes, trying to scope out exactly how and when it might strike.

By April 12, 2009


Researchers say Conficker is all about the money

Conficker's ties to a large spamming and password-stealing botnet give credence to the speculation that money, and possibly malicious Eastern European hackers, are behind the latest Internet worm infection.

By April 9, 2009


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


FAQ: Conficker time bomb ticks, but don't expect boom

Worm's latest variant is set to start hitting random domains on April 1. But security experts say the damage might not be as serious as the hype suggests.

By March 25, 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 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


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