Hi - Yes, it's active as a couple of weeks ago I saw where it's still infecting 50,000 users per day. It's less of a threat today, due to patching and MSRTs cleanup tool. As long as you're up-to-date on MS patches and are careful with USB plug-in devices this threat shouldn't impact youSharing this recent post below:
Recently, I saw articles stating that the Gumblar website injection attacks were gaining strength and could become worse than Conficker. Gumblar was a very sophisticated malware attack, that took off like wildfire a couple of weeks ago. Thankfully, this new threat has almost faded away, as the malware hosting websites were quickly shutdown by authorities. Experts: Gumblar attack is alive, worse than Confickerhttp://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-10251779-83.htmlGumblar Attacks Dying Offhttp://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/2009/...s_dying_off.php
Conficker is still alive and well, as it continues to infect up to 50,000 PCs daily. Users need to stay up-to-date on all security updates and AV protection. We should follow major evolving threats, as sophisticated stealth attacks continue to circulate. Conficker still infects approximately 50,000 PCs daily
The worm is infecting about 50,000 new PCs each day
, according to researchers at Symantec, who reported Wednesday that the U.S., Brazil and India have been hit the hardest.. "Much of the media hype seems to have died down around Conficker/Downadup, but it is still out there spreading far and wide
," Symantec said in a blog post.