"Will it strip out every credit-card number within
these PCs? Launch a massive DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service)
attack? Subscribe you to PETA porn!? We don't know.
"I don't want to find out myself. There are several ways you can
try to protect yourself from Conficker. These include disabling
AutoRun, since Conficker can spread by infected USB drives; using
current anti-virus software; use Windows' own malicious software
removal tool; or, switch to OpenDNS for your DNS service. There are
many ways to try to stop these attacks, unfortunately, the bad guys
are always working on getting newer and better ways to infect your
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