Yes this is another post on the Conficker worm. Just because it’s payload hasn’t been felt it doesn’t mean that the worm isn’t lurking around people’s computers. The Conficker worm disables access to a bunch of sites that would enable you to download security updates or patches. We linked to the Conficker Microsoft patches last week. But if you didn’t grab the updates or at least verify that you have them – this post is for you…
Can you see all six icons below?
If you can see all six icons chances are you are not infected.
But that is still no reason not to run the Conficker scanner on your machine. eEye is providing a free scanner to look for venerable, patched or infected machines. Grab it here:
So are you protected or not? Let’s hear the results in the comments.