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Conficker E Awakens: Uses Mystery Payload, Waledac

It's been over a week now since the April Fool's Conficker debacle passed without any noticeable disaster. However, the threat itself is still very present, and researchers are now finding out exactly what the motivation is for a future attack: ... cash. It would seem that if one stumbled upon a mysterious, universal hacker rulebook there would be two major motivations for their craft: 1) anarchy/destruction and 2) money. Researchers studying Conficker's spread are finding that, surprisingly, the worm might be more about the latter than previously thought. (Source: informationweek.com ) Conficker ... (view more)

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