Conficker Worm wakes up.

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    InFamous virus comes to life. Interesting critter. Very nasty. Make sure your patches are updated and computer is clean.
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    http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/04/09/conficker.activated/index.html?iref=mpstoryview


    updated 9:29 a.m. EDT, Thu April 9, 2009

    Conficker wakes up, updates via P2P, drops payload

    * Story Highlights
    * The Conficker worm, scheduled to awaken April 1, is finally doing something
    * The worm is infiltrating computers in a staggered manner instead of all at once
    * Experts suspect program is designed to steal sensitive data from infected computers
    * Worm is set to shut down on May 3, according to the TrendLabs Malware Blog
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    By Elinor Mills
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    (CNET) -- The Conficker worm is finally doing something--updating via peer-to-peer between infected computers and dropping a mystery payload on infected computers, Trend Micro said on Wednesday.
     

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