Not April Fools, But Conficker Day?

With April 1 hard coded into the Conficker virus, expect some headaches shortly. We will either hear the gnashing of teeth and wails of “Not Me!” or a whimper as the virus is reactivated.

Here in NZ, there were some high profile casualties, Ministry of Health, Polytechnics, Newspapers sites

Whether lessons have been learnt, we will have to see.

Symantec’s protection steps against Conficker / Downadup.C / Kido

F-Secure’s removal tool and instructions for downadup variants

They say between 9 and 15 million PC’s are affected, how many after 1 April?

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