Tuesday, March 31, 2009

April Fools Day Virus aka CONFICKER

I just found out about The April Fools Day Virus aka CONFICKER otherwise I would have blogged this earlier. Oh well, I hope this helps.

From NPR:

March 31, 2009
The fast-moving Conficker computer worm, a scourge of the Internet that has infected at least 3 million PCs, is set to spring to life in a new way on Wednesday — April Fools' Day. read more

From PC Magazine:

March 31, 2009
Unless you're living in a cave, by now you've heard that a worm known as Conficker (or Downadup, or Kido) has infested computer systems around the world, and that it will do something April 1st, though nobody knows exactly what. How can you be sure your computer doesn't become a casualty? Here are eight action items—things you can do yourself to weather the potential storm. read more

Some tools to help protect yourself:

Microsoft Windows Malicious Spyware Removal Tool



Eriq Nelson said...

Insert snide Mac snobbery here.

Goldie Davich said...

please don't