Conficker 3.0: April Fool’s joke or serious security threat?


Scientific American Conficker 3.0: April Fool’s joke or serious security threat? It could be just another April Fool’s joke, but just in case, security experts are warning Microsoft Windows users that the creators of the Conficker computer worm may launch a new campaign tomorrow to infect as many PCs as possible with their malicious software. This third generation of Conficker–the worm has been on the loose since November and has infected nearly 15 million computers–is expected to use new methods of spreading that security pros have yet to completely block. [More] …………………………………………………… http://rss.sciam.com/click.phdo?i=9d510ee445ca0745305657803b98c48e

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