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Microsoft offers $250,000 for the head of Conficker's author

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Microsoft has announced that it is offering a $250,000 reward for information that leads to the capture and conviction of the authors of the Conficker worm (also known as Downadup or Confick). This development shouldn't surprise anyone. Microsoft's reputation is Read more…

How to stop the Conficker worm on an unpatched PC

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In the last week or so there has been a resurgence in the Conficker worm (called W32/Confick by Sophos's anti-virus products, and also known as Downadup) that we first saw in November. This is probably due to the malware authors Read more…