Countdown to Conficker’s April 1st climax

By Byron Acohido, LastWatchdog.com
Two schools of thought exist about what the Conficker worm will do come the wee hours of April 1, 2009, GMT.
Some experts, like WinPatrol creator Bill Pytlovany, are sensing that the worm’s controllers will run circles [lastwatchdog.com] around the Microsoft-led “cabal” of security groups trying to block some 3 million to 12 million Conficker-infected PCs from phoning home on April Fools Day.

By Byron Acohido, LastWatchdog.com

Two schools of thought exist about what the Conficker worm will do come the wee hours of April 1, 2009, GMT.

Some experts, like WinPatrol creator Bill Pytlovany, are sensing that the worm’s controllers will run circles [lastwatchdog.com] around the Microsoft-led “cabal” of security groups trying to block some 3 million to 12 million Conficker-infected PCs from phoning home on April Fools Day.

Read the full story.  Also see this USAToday.com piece for more background.

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