Published: 2009-02-14T05:36+00:00    Last Updated: 2009-05-04T01:38+00:00

Widespread Infection of Win32/Conflicker/Downadup Worm (TA09-088A)


The public reports indicate a widespread infection of the Win32/Conficker/Downadup worm. This worm exploits a previously patched vulnerability addressed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-067. This worm attempts to propagate via multiple methods including removable media.

Event Information

Date (UTC)Description
2009-05-02 13:45 SANS Internet Storm Center
Decrease in Conficker P2P?
One of our regular contributers has been tracking Conficker related P2P traffic for the last several weeks. Oddly, from their point of view the traffic dropped off to near nothing around 8 PM GMT on April 30th.
2009-04-28 09:37 Microsoft Security Response Center Blog
Changes in Windows to Meet Changes in Threat Landscape
Today, we