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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.

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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.

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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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.