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Old 6th April, 2010, 07:26 PM
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Conficker Botnet 'Dead In the Water,' Researcher Says

But there are still 6.5 million machines infected, and worm continues to spread

After over a year of waiting for the sleeping giant Conficker botnet to come to life, some security researchers are now starting to think it may just be dead rather than dormant: they say the original creators of the Conficker botnet appear to have abandoned ship, leaving the worm to merely spread on its own via unpatched Windows machines. [Front page...]
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or lulling into a false sense of security... it will come to life when we've all forgotten about it and become self aware like Skynet
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