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Another worm exploiting MS08-067

Win32/Conficker.A is a worm that exploits the MS08-067 vulnerability in order to spread. It may also download and execute various files. Please note that this is a preliminary analysis.

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Symantec identified a new worm, “W32.Downadup,” exploiting the MS08-067 vulnerability, successful against Windows 2000 unpatched targets.  [Read SecureComputing.net]

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Kaspersky detection: Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.aqfw

  1. January 20, 2009 at 2:51 am

    Not only can this virus disrupt your PC, since it can disable your ability to connect to software update sites it leaves you vulnerable to even more malware. You need to disable AutoPlay as well as patch your PC. See: http://www.downadup.com

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