FAQ: Conficker time bomb ticks, but don’t expect boom

By Elinor Mills, ZDNet News
There’s been lots of hype about the fact that the latest variant of the Conficker worm is set to start communicating with other computers on the Internet on April 1 – like an April Fool’s Day time bomb with some mysterious payload.
To help clear up some of the confusion about Conficker, here are answers to common questions [zdnet.com] people may have. Also see story about German researchers scoring a major breakthrough.

By Elinor Mills, ZDNet News

There’s been lots of hype about the fact that the latest variant of the Conficker worm is set to start communicating with other computers on the Internet on April 1 – like an April Fool’s Day time bomb with some mysterious payload.

To help clear up some of the confusion about Conficker, here are answers to common questions [zdnet.com] people may have. Also see story about German researchers scoring a major breakthrough.

 

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