BitDefender offers free Conficker removal tool home and business networks in Holzwickede, March 31, 2009 what sounds like a bad April Fool’s joke, could be nasty reality: the in the autumn of last year on the World Wide Web emerged Conficker worm (known as Downadup or Kido) to April 1, 2009 as a upgraded variant worldwide networks attack. It does stop the pest either from private or corporate networks. Users who already use BitDefender products such as antivirus, Internet security and total security of 2009 generation, are on the safe side, since these products can already identify all variants of the pest and remove in case of a fall. Free download of the removal tool under bdtools.net recommend all other users. Conficker is a worm that exploited vulnerabilities of the Windows operating system to own spread.
Once a PC is infected, the attacker, this disables the Windows Update feature, as well as all Security applications. At the same time, it blocks access to antivirus websites, making it impossible for the user to remove Conficker. Now all possible versions of Windows 95 over Windows XP to Vista are affected. To download new malicious code from the Web, the worm generates random Web addresses and search these pages for new commands of its makers. The April 1 expects a new attack by Conficker. On this date Conficker will contacted about 50,000 compromised websites, to download even more malware on the affected computer.
Conficker removal tool for company after BitDefender already has provided a removal tool for home PC users, published the anti-virus vendors from a network-capable version for companies. The new tool is scalable and applicable for different network sizes. It allows IT administrators to administer all computers connected in the network efficiently and quickly Central. This eliminates the time-consuming stand-alone installation on the local computers, the risk of inflationary spreading across the network will be curbed. With the new tool responds to the fact that not only home but also business networks from Conficker are attacked”BitDefender, explained Vlad Vilceanu, senior malware analyst at BitDefender. Worldwide companies by the worm suffer significant loss of productivity through network downtime. Especially in the current global economic crisis, this is acceptable for no business. The removal tool that is freely available and easy to use BitDefender company, related systems have been infected by Conficker helps.” Users can here see a demonstration of the application of the BitDefender Conficker-removal tools. About BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has set new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network.