Published May 12, 2009|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Worm:Win32/Conficker.E.dll

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: Win32/Downadup.worm.87040 (AhnLab) Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Kido.ab (Kaspersky) W32/Malware.GFFJ (Norman) Troj/ConfDr-C (Sophos) Win32/Conficer.AQ (ESET) Win32/Conficker.D (other) W32.Downadup.C (Symantec)

Worm:Win32/Conficker.E.dll is a component of the Win32/Conficker family.  It is installed to machines already infected with Conficker.B, .C, or .D variants as an update via Worm:Win32/Conficker.E’s payload.
 
Microsoft strongly recommends that users apply the update referred to in  Security Bulletin MS08-067 immediately.
 
Microsoft also recommends that users ensure that their network passwords are strong to prevent this worm from spreading via weak administrator passwords. More information is available here.
 
Microsoft also recommends that users apply an update that changes the AutoPlay functionality in Windows to prevent this worm from spreading via USB drives. More information is available in the Microsoft Knowledgebase Article KB971029.

 

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