Whatever Happened to the Conficker Worm?

From CNN (John D. Sutter)
 
Remember Conficker? The hugely talked-about computer worm seemed poised to wreak havoc on the world’s machines on April Fool’s Day. And then … nothing much happened.
But while the doom and gloom forecast for the massive botnet — a remotely controlled network that security experts say infected about 5 million computers — never came to pass, Conficker is still making some worm hunters nervous. Read the full story [cnn.com]

 
Remember Conficker? The hugely talked-about computer worm seemed poised to wreak havoc on the world’s machines on April Fool’s Day. And then … nothing much happened.

But while the doom and gloom forecast for the massive botnet — a remotely controlled network that security experts say infected about 5 million computers — never came to pass, Conficker is still making some worm hunters nervous. Read the full story [cnn.com]

 

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