31 Mar How much is Conficker really impacting enterprises?
Given that Microsoft issued a patch for the flaw targeted by the Conficker worm and the use of strong passwords can prevent much of the spread, it seems odd that enterprises would be hurt by the worm. But sometimes enterprise security isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
With all the buzz over the Conficker worm, it remains an open question at this point just how many enterprises will actually be affected.
Between the presence of tools to remove the Conficker infection, a patch for the Windows vulnerability it exploits and general awareness, it seems enterprises should have a good handle on the worm. Whether they do or not may depend on who you ask.
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