The Conficker worm seems to be the digital version of the old B movie monster who refuses to die. Even though it’s been around for over two years and a patch for the vulnerability has been available for a long time, Microsoft’s latest Security Intelligence Report found, based on data gathered from more than 600 million Windows systems and discussions with enterprise customers, that Conficker is still a big problem for many businesses. Unfortunately, many systems have remained unpatched and the use of weak passwords leaves users open to infection. Read more here:
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.