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4 steps for Conficker peace

by Sephem on Mar.31, 2009, under Security

If you’re confused about all the Conficker chatter everywhere, as an SME (Small & Medium Enterprise) owner or home user there are some simple steps you can take to be safe. Rest assured, if these instructions sound too complicated, we’re happy to help with these issues either on-site or remotely through the magic of the telephone and screen-sharing technology.

These four steps are important to take no matter what your situation is! Think of them like taking your immunizations before you travel to a developing nation. The Internet IS a developing nation!

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Take action now to protect from Conficker.c (aka Downadup)

by Sephem on Mar.30, 2009, under Security

The time has come to be proactive against Conficker.c as it is due to become active on 1 April 2009. It would be far more beneficial for you to try and remove any trace of this nasty before it becomes active as one of its traits is to block access to any tools that could be used to remove it including blocking access to anti-virus updates.

Make sure that you run the free scans available from
BDtools.net
Sophos

For more information please read the following.
http://www.ubulwembu.com/2009/03/23/conficker-powerfull-or-powerless/
http://blogs.computerworld.com/the_conficker_worm_on_60_minutes
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/03/26/conficker_activation_analysis/
http://www.sophos.com/blogs/gc/g/2009/03/27/hype-april-fools-day-conficker-worm/

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