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  • Conficker a year on remains a threat

    It's been about a year since Conficker/Downadup first hit, and although the threat didn't turn out to be as grave as it had the potential to be, the 6.5 million PCs that remain infected today represent what Symantec calls a "loaded gun, waiting to be fired".

  • Anatomy of a Conficker infection: Waikato DHB

    Faulty software, aging systems, complexity and a lack of full network control all contributed to computer virus infection at Waikato District Health Board last December, according to a report presented to the DHB’s board today.

  • Health crash not caused by Conficker

    A major server crash at the Ministry of Health on Tuesday had nothing to do with the Confickr worm that had earlier plagued the ministry, a spokesman says.