Sunday, March 22, 2009

Conficker now a Global threat to National Security And the Internet

Conficker Cabal fights threat to security, Internet | ZDNet Government |
ICANN is leading the white hats in an “extraordinary behind-the-scenes struggle” against the forces behind the Conficker malware, John Markoff reports in the Times.

Dancho Danchev noted recently that:

Among the key innovations of the Conficker worm (W32.Downadup) was the pseudo-random domain generation algorithm used for the generation of dynamic command and control locations in order to make it nearly impossible for researchers and the industry to take them down.

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