Latest Conficker Stories

2009-03-19 10:45:37

Investigators say they are still baffled by a computer virus so gnarly that U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp.

2009-03-10 22:34:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Enigma Software Group USA, LLC. ("Enigma Software Group" or "Enigma") announced today that it has released a free removal tool that will eliminate the Conficker worm from infected computers.

2009-02-13 07:45:00

On Thursday, Microsoft announced they would pay a $250,000 reward for information leading to the capture of those behind the "Conficker" virus.

2009-02-12 12:05:00

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2009-01-21 11:34:00

Infections detected in more than 80 countries; United States, Taiwan and Brazil are among the most affected regions GLENDALE, Calif., Jan.

2009-01-20 14:38:01

The Conficker computer virus is still spreading after infecting millions of computers, a British technology security expert said. Computers infected with the virus -- also called Downadup or Kido -- are hard to count, because we don't know how many machines are being cleaned, said F-Secure chief research officer Mikko Hypponen, the British Broadcasting Corp.

2009-01-19 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Zscaler, the industry-first, multi-tenant SaaS security service, announced today that it has deployed proactive protections to combat the rapidly spreading Conficker (aka Downadup) worm.

2009-01-20 11:25:00

Hackers may still have plans for the millions of computers infected by the Conficker virus, security experts said.

2009-01-16 15:20:00

Security Patch and Passwords Defend Against the Downadup Worm More than 10 Million Computers Infected This Week WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A complex computer worm has infected corporate networks and has affected more than 10 million computers this week, experts say.

2009-01-12 11:32:00

- Conficker is a family of worms that exploits vulnerability on Microsoft Windows in order to spread - It is designed to download other variants of malware on the infected machine and allows attackers to execute remote code on an infected machine - It spreads via USB Devices - Panda Security users are protected against attacks from this malware GLENDALE, Calif., Jan.

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