Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Technology Review: A Plan to Catch the Conficker Worm

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On April 1, a computer worm called Conficker, which has already infected millions of machines worldwide, is expected to do something bad, though no one knows exactly what. Some experts fear that an army of infected machines could be ordered to launch a coordinated attack or send out a barrage of spam. But a tool released today could help lessen the impact by allowing big companies and institutions to quickly weed out infected machines by scanning entire networks for signs of infection.

Technology Review: A Plan to Catch the Conficker Worm

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