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Conficker Worm and Windows vulnerabilty

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The Conficker worm is a computer worm that can infect your computer and spread itself to other computers across a network automatically, without human interaction. Conficker is effecting and targeting the Microsoft Windows Operating System that it’s most sophisticated capability. Conficker, also known as Downup, Downadup and Kido. The first variant of Conficker propagated through the internet by expoliting a vulnerabity in a network service [ MS08-067 ]. This list of Microsoft Windows Operating system that has been affected by RPC DCOM vulnerability :

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30 May 2009 at 18:03 - Comments

How to protect from Conficker Worm

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Conficker worm is exploiting vulnerability of Microsoft Windows at RPC DCOM vulnerability, for detail see Microsoft Bulletin MS08-067 and Conficker Worm and Windows Vulnerabilty at this site. The worm uses a combination of advanced malware techniques which has made it difficult to counter and eradicate.

Whatever the case, the first and best solution if you find the vulnerability security on your system is doing patching. Antivirus program is basically designed not to keep the attacks exploit of security vulnerability that technically the computer Operating System that contains antivirus up to date will be infected with a virus that attacks this vulnerability, the main reason is because vulnerability security of operating system allows many things, including the execution of a file virus can without intervention by the antivirus program.

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30 May 2009 at 08:08 - Comments