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debex
Posted: March 30th, 2009, 4:25pm Report to Moderator
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The conficker worm is due to activate tomorrow. I've updated all os and all security software on all my PCs. - backed up registries - and alerted my friends to also do so. Any tips or suggestions  to help be more prepared?
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onemaddude
Posted: April 6th, 2009, 10:18pm Report to Moderator
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Personally I think the whole thing was an April Fool's joke and and they somehow fooled the Microsoft bunch into going along. Microsoft people don't seem to be the sharpest knives in the bag anyway. I haven't heard of a single problem caused by this "Conflicker Worm". If anyone has, please let me know!

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Snakeyes
Posted: April 7th, 2009, 3:37am Report to Moderator
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properly patched Windows PCs with firewalls are highly unlikely to get this worm. However since this worm (that can travel via USB drives) has corrupted many business PCs and has the potential to do severe damage to the computers and also initiate Denial of Service attacks on websites using these PCs.
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Ray
Posted: April 7th, 2009, 1:30pm Report to Moderator
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Here is a link to a website that can tell you if you have the conficker worm or some other malicious software - http://www.confickerworkinggroup.org/infection_test/cfeyechart.html
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Posted: April 7th, 2009, 2:02pm Report to Moderator
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Thanks Guys! I stand corrected.

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