Archive for the 'Conflicker' Category

Security Threat News

I have mentioned many times before of the need to update your computer Operating Systems, Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware applications. But I also must mention again to please update your applications as well – ESPECIALLY ADOBE PRODUCTS. A 2009 Global Threat Report from ScanSafe, a Cisco company, shows that in the 4th quarter of 2009 80% of […]

MORE CONFLICKER – CHECK FOR INFECTION

CONFLICKER UPDATE: Symantec’s got a pretty simple (and free) tool specifically for Conficker:Download this file on an uninfected computer, follow the steps, and you should be okay. Or. Doxpara Research has release a ‘scanner’ to check for conflicker infection. Security expert Dan Kaminsky, working with the Honeynet Project’s Tillmann Werner and Felix Leder, have discovered […]

Conflicker Protection

The hype and realities of the Conlicker Worm. Yes folks, this is very dangerous worm. In fact Microsoft is offering a bounty for the capture and prosecution of the author!But once again it’s spread is caused by all the usual suspects – un-patched systems, out of date Antivirus and Antispyware software and POOR computing practices. […]