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CONFICKER WORM INFECTS MILLIONS OF COMPUTERS

Virus Name  : W32/Conficker.worm

Alias             : I-Worm/Kido, WORM_DOWNAD.AD , Worm:Win32/Conficker.gen!A , Net-Worm.Win32.Kido Worm:Win32/Conficker.gen!A, Worm:W32/Downadup

Virus type    : Worm

Threat level : High

Virus details :

                     Conficker worm spreads through Windows MS08-067 server service vulnerability, shared network with weak passwords and copying itself to removable storage devices like pen drives.

                     When the worm file is executed, copies itself to Windows System folder with a random file name in the background. Then it modifies registry services section to load automatically on the next startup. The registry modification is given below.

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\<random service name>
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SvcHost\netsvc

                     Conficker worm creates following hidden files in the removable drive like pen drive

<Pen Drive Root>\autorun.inf
<Pen Drive Root>\RECYCLER\S<random Letters>\<Random Letters>.dl

                     Conficker worm appeared on November 2008 and several variants of Conficker worm reported in the wild. Microsoft has released a patch to fix MS08-067 vulnerability in Windows. It can be downloaded from the following link http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-067.mspx

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated Conficker worm in its signature file to protect users from this worm attack. Make sure that you have installed registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats. 

How to remove this worm?

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