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LOL - Conficker..

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#1 samuel3


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Posted 09 April 2009 - 11:48 PM


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Is that actually Conficker? Or google advertising it? Ifso is it safe to click?

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 01:10 AM

yeah the scan probably installs conflictor so you can pay a truckload of money to purchase their tool in order to remove it. :thumbsup:



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Posted 10 April 2009 - 07:47 AM

Well, it does show "www.pctools.com"

and that is a reliable site.

However, rather than click on the image

I would go directly to the PCTools website to see what they have to offer.

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 07:10 PM

So far, Conficker has not been a great problem in North America or down in my part of the world, but it is pretty easy to prevent your browser connecting to a Conficker infested site.

This may have been mentioned elsewhere but is worth repeating. If you use OPENDNS as your preferred Domain Name Server, rather than the one automatically provided by your ISP, you have a much better chance of preventing infection.

To do this, right click on your internet connection and select Properties. Find and highlight TCP/IP and select Properties again. Click the button for preferred DNS and enter and in the boxes. That's it.

I have used OpenDNS for a number of years now and never had a problem with it. You can check out their other free services at www.opendns.com

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Posted 18 April 2009 - 03:34 PM

That old cornlikker worm better not show up around here.
It'll get stepped on fast.

I hear tell they're having a problem with the Tequilalikker worm in Mexico !
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