CNN says No joke in April Fool's Day computer worm

(CNN) -- A computer-science detective story is playing out on the Internet as security experts try to hunt down a worm called Conficker C and prevent it from damaging millions of computers on April Fool's Day.

This piece of computer code tells the worm to activate on April 1, 2009, researchers at CA found.

The anti-worm researchers have banded together in a group they call the Conficker Cabal. Members are searching for the malicious software program's author and for ways to do damage control if he or she can't be stopped.

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Timesplitter143248d ago (Edited 3248d ago )

Conficker Cabal, you are... the world's... last hope...



terrandragon3248d ago

Sounds vewwy vewwy suspicious.

GameOn3248d ago

It's real.

BBC news have been all over this story. Millions or or was it billions of pc's have been infected including many government computers.

But they don't know what's it's going to do.

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