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Who'd Be Responsible for a Linux Conficker?

Whenever the Conficker worm comes up here on OSNews (or any other site for that matter) there are always a number of people who point their fingers towards Redmond, stating that it's their fault Conifcker got out.

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Created by Noog 9 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 10 weeks ago
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Utah Has Novell, SCO, and… Conficker in the Hospitals

University of Utah stormed by the Conficker worm, which affects Microsoft Windows

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Detecting Conficker with Linux Tools

As Linux sysadmins, many of us still need to deal with Windows worms and how they affect our networks. Tomorrow is April 1st, and the Conficker worm will be activating on vulnerable computers everywhere. Here's a quick HOW-TO showing how you can detect compromised and/or vulnerable computers on your network

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Created by missgeek 9 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 11 weeks ago
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Scanning for the Conficker Worm

Use Linux to do a quick scan of your network. The new beta version of nmap can scan your network for conficker activity. This is a quick easy way to check to see if you are infected; Beware there may be some false positives but at least this will start you down the path of detection.

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Created by mogyweb 9 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 12 weeks ago
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