What is the Conficker Worm

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What is the Conficker Worm

Post by mcovotery on 10th April 2009, 1:27 am

Hi

What is the conficker worm and how do we know if we have it

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Re: What is the Conficker Worm

Post by Belahzur on 10th April 2009, 1:29 am

Wrong forum, moving to Computer Security.


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Re: What is the Conficker Worm

Post by Doctor Inferno on 10th April 2009, 1:34 am

One of the first things Conficker will attempt to do is turn off the automatic updates in Windows because it is exploiting a known hole in Windows. If your computer has not been patched, Conficker can take advantage of the hole and make sure your system doesn’t automatically download the patch by disabling your automatic updates.

Conficker will also block you from going to other major security websites, such as Norton, TrendMicro etc.

Also check this post by techy:

http://www.geekpolice.net/interesting-website-links-f3/online-tool-to-check-if-your-computer-is-possibly-infected-by-conficker-t7933.htm


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Re: What is the Conficker Worm

Post by mcovotery on 10th April 2009, 8:51 am

thnx

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