It snuck onto millions of computers in just a few months, and has been called "one of the most sophisticated pieces of malignant software ever seen" - but what, exactly, was the Conficker Worm all about? A new story explains.
Whether it's an actual functional update or a ploy to further inflate the worm's horrifying reputation, an encrypted, mysterious thing is downloading to machines infected with Conficker C, right now. UPDATED
On the surface, April 1 came and went without a peep from the dreaded Conficker megaworm. But security experts see a frightening reality, one where Conficker is now more powerful and more dangerous than ever.