Yearly Archives: 2009

As reported by Microsoft and Websense in the past few days, an old worm called Neeris has a new look.  The people behind the worm have updated it to use some of Conficker’s methods and techniques.  Neeris was originally (and still is) an IRC Bot that traveled through MSN Messenger.  […]

Old Worm—New Face.

I was attending the University of Phoenix online, but decided to transfer over to Colorado Technical University Online instead.  Today was the first day of my classes there, and it seems like it will be similar to UOP.  Why am I posting this today?  For two reasons.  1) to inspire […]

Starting a new Term at CTU online

April 1 has come and gone.  Office and friendly April Fools pranks happened and people had a good laugh about them.  The media had hyped this April 1 as the day the Conficker worm would pull the ultimate prank though.  Did it happen?  The media would say “No” but I […]

Was April 1 a Dud?

I’m not sure if this is connected to the Conficker worm or any worm for that matter.  However it’s definitely an interesting coincidence or a really good April Fools joke played by Twitter. A lot of people are waking up this morning to find that they suddenly have a bunch […]

An interesting coincidence maybe

  Detecting Conficker | The Honeynet Project The Honeynet Project has a simple scanner on their site for detecting the Conficker infections.  It’s mainly recommended for Network Administrators, however you can use it for home systems (more aptly home networks).  They have some technical information about what you will see […]

Detecting Conficker | The Honeynet Project