A worm is a computer malware that spreads itself through computer networks ,USB disks and other storage mediums . Indication and details Conficker worm was given by Microsoft in last October .Since then Conficker had different modifications and new versions .
As per per the rumours from security labs and blogs , about 10 million computers are already infected with variants of Conficker worm . And the worm would outburst in April 1st of this year to perform unknown destructive actions.We already have a post to remove Autorun worms affecting Windows autorun command . Unfortunately, this will not work with Conficker worm .Conficker worm is known in different names with different antivirus vendors and all of them have released conficker removal tools . Download few conficker removal tools here .
Though their are some conficker removal tools , none of security experts are sure about their effectiveness with latest variants .
One’s infected, Conficker worm would display the following symptoms .
Disable error reporting and Windows updates .
Disable access to antivirus websites .
Perform some actions similar to Autorun worm .
Network congestion issues .
Disables security softwares .
Conficker worm would also collect personal informations including user details/bank passwords and send them to botnets and attack websites associatedwith the code .
Conficker worm execution at April 1st might turn into another April fool joke . But as per advice from Microsoft ,Kaspersky ,Eset ,Symantec and other Antivirus vendors , the worm Conficker exists . So be prepared with conficker worm removal tools to make make your computer secure against any future attacks .
Download Conficker worm removal tool from Microsoft .
Download Conficker worm removal tool from Eset (NOD 32).
Download Kido (Conficker) killer from Kaspersky lab .
DownloadDownadup(conficker) removal tool removal tool from F-secure .
Keep your Antivirus software updated . All antivirus vendors are daily releasing updates to detect and cure new variants of the Conficker worm .