Conficker virus in the computer world

Posted by Yi Zhan

Virus Creator Conficker still have not found so far. This virus is quite smart, he can spread through the existing LAN network. Including the network to share an internet connection and computer. This virus is dangerous because it can be to download the data and send data to the author (Almost similar trojan or backdoor). And can also update itself by downloading the update.



Microsoft has issued the latest update to its Windows OS. Update can be downloaded free of charge, please download here. For the computer is still clean and not infected with the virus Conficker, is expected to lock the Administrator User with the password. Virus Conficker has several variations:

* Worm: Win32/Conficker.A: identified by the MMPC on November 21, 2008
* Worm: Win32/Conficker.B: identified by the MMPC on December 29, 2008
* Worm: Win32/Conficker.C: identified by the MMPC on February 20, 2009 *
* Worm: Win32/Conficker.D: identified by the MMPC on March 4, 2009 **
* Worm: Win32/Conficker.E: identified by the MMPC on April 8, 2009

* Also known as Conficker B + +
** Also known as Conficker.C and Downadup.C

You can check whether your computer infected Conficker or not, please do scanning online here.

For the computer has been infected Conficker quite difficult to clean, for more details please read here.

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