Published Mar 06, 2009|Updated Sep 15, 2017


Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: Win32/Conficker.worm.88064 (AhnLab) Win32.Worm.Downadup.Gen (BitDefender) Win32/Conficker.C (CA) Win32/Conficker.X (ESET) Trojan.Win32.Pakes.ngs (Kaspersky) W32/Conficker.worm.gen.c (McAfee) W32/Conficker.D.worm (Panda) W32/Confick-G (Sophos) W32.Downadup.C (Symantec)

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This worm can stop some security products from working properly, such as your antivirus software.

It spreads using peer-to-peer (P2P) connections to infect any PC on your network. It can also infect removable drives (such as USB flash drives), and exploit weak passwords.


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