Anders:VirusAlert: W32.Downadup naar status high risk
Different: VirusAlert: W32.Downadup to status high risk
The internetworm ‘Downadup’ (Conficker) spreads itself explosively.
Therefor VirusAlert.nl has raised its warning level and has issued this newsletter.
The worm can nest itself in any Windows-system and uses hereby, among others, a leak inside Windows. It’s necessary to keep your system up to date with the latest repare-software, asap. You can retrieve this via Windows Update.
We also want to point out that Symantec has a handy tool available which allows you to check if your system has been compromised.
Use the free online scanner from SpicyLemon (Dutch).
click here for the SpicyLmenon Antivirustool
Use the free removaltool from Symantec.
Symantec Removaltool for Downadup
More Info: http://www.virusalert.nl/?show=virus&id=2204&name=W32.Downadup%20(Conficker)
More Info: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-067.mspx