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Viruses written to act on a specific date or time can can spread panic, but few, so far, have lived up to expectations.
Just because Conficker has been quiet doesn't mean it won't act in the future, turning unsuspecting PCs into spam-sending drones or stealthily stealing passwords, experts say.
Some think it's highly possible, so politicians are calling for tougher security regulations to deal with potential catastrophe that could arise from inadequately protected systems.
The computer virus hindered response, acknowledges the Department of Homeland Security's top cybersecurity official.
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