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Windows 7: Conficker worm gets an upgrade

26 Feb 2009   #1

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
Conficker worm gets an upgrade

Conficker worm gets an upgrade

The Conficker worm, which infected millions of PCs last month, has received an upgrade which makes it much more effective.
The new variant, dubbed Conficker B++, has been redesigned to get around attempts to shut it down.

Previous versions checked for software updates from a list of 250 randomly generated URLs. But security companies managed to reverse engineer the algorithm that generated the URLs and design a way to block the software from updating. The new variant now uses a new set of backdoors to update itself.

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26 Feb 2009   #2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook

Thanks for the updated info. :)
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26 Feb 2009   #3

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Thanks, Nigel.
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26 Feb 2009   #4

Vista Ult64, Win7600

Thank You,for the infomation.
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27 Feb 2009   #5

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

just removed one with malwarebytes and avast.
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27 Feb 2009   #6


Patches to stop this worm have been out over 6 months, a long time before this worm started spreading

Thats what people get for not patching there systems, saying no to windows update is saying yes to virus`s and worms
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