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Twitter worm strikes again

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Almost a week ago since its first release, a new worm hit the twitter again. The first attack happened during Easter when twitter was hit by powerful, self-replicating attacks that caused people to flood the micro-blogging site with tens of thousands of messages simply by viewing booby trapped user profiles.


The day has come!

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Today, April 1 2009 is the alleged Doomsday of the Conficker/Downadup worm activation. Conficker has lately been under the spotlight of many well known tech blogs and even news websites garnering lots of attention. Even Conficker fanpages have been created in popular social networking sites. Now that it’s here disappointment might strike the masses as reportedly “Conficker has activated. So far nothing has actually happened.” Still there’s plenty of time ahead, and since not all of the worm’s behavior is known there might be a surprise ahead for us.