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Windows 7: Microsoft: Old Worm Copies Conficker for New Twist

06 Apr 2009   #1
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Microsoft: Old Worm Copies Conficker for New Twist

A new version of the Neeris worm is exploiting the same Microsoft flaw as Conficker. The Neeris worm dates back to 2005, according to Microsoft.



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An updated version of an old worm is targeting the same Microsoft vulnerability exploited by variants of Conficker.
This time around, MS08-067—a patched flaw in the Windows Server service—is being targeted by a new variant of the Neeris worm. Neeris first appeared in 2005, but is now back on the scene with new functionality similar to the Conficker worm.
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06 Apr 2009   #2
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

OH no, not more of them to worry about,I am sure Microsoft will sort it out like they did with Conficker.
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