Warning message... Link to action
New capabilities in Windows Defender ATP include new attack surface reduction rules, emergency security intelligence updates, incidents view, threat analytics, and more What's new in Windows Defender ATP
Aliases: TA08-297A (other) CVE-2008-4250 (other) VU827267 (other) Win32/Conficker.A (CA) Mal/Conficker-A (Sophos) Trojan.Win32.Agent.bccs (Kaspersky) W32.Downadup.B (Symantec) Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.aqfw (Kaspersky) W32/Conficker.worm (McAfee) Trojan:Win32/Conficker!corrupt (Microsoft) W32.Downadup (Symantec) WORM_DOWNAD (Trend Micro) Confickr (other)
This family of worms can disable several important Windows services and security products. They can also download files and run malicious code on your PC if you have file sharing enabled.
Some worms can also spread via removable drives and by using common passwords.