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Proving imitation in the sincerest form of flattery, even in the world of malware creation, VXers have adapted a four-year old worm to exploit the vulnerability used by the Conficker superworm. The Neeris worm, which dates from as far back as May 2005, making it a bit of geriatric, has been adapted to spread using the infamous …


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  1. Wolf

    And Why Aren't People Patching?

    The flaw this worm uses is like what, 9 months old by now? Why haven't people patched? They can even do so overnight, automatically! Yet they don't...

    What's that old saw about fool me once, shame on you? :)

    Penguin because even a stupid bird should be able to figure out the need for patching...

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