A unified effort has lopped the head off a treacherous Conficker computer worm but the malicious computer code lives on in infected machines.
A Microsoft security report released Monday warns that cyber crooks are digging into computers for weak spots to penetrate with worms -- malicious software that steals control or data.
(AP) -- University of Utah officials say a computer virus has infected more than 700 campus computers, including those at the school's three hospitals.
(AP) -- The dreaded Conficker computer worm is stirring. Security experts say the worm's authors appear to be trying to build a big moneymaker, but not a cyber weapon of mass destruction as many people feared.
The Conficker worm's April 1st trigger date came and went without the bedeviling computer virus causing any mischief but security specialists warn that the threat is far from over.
Computer security top guns around the world watched warily as the dreaded Conficker worm squirmed deeper into infected machines with the arrival of an April 1st trigger date.
The US Department of Homeland Security released a tool on Monday to detect whether a computer is infected by the Conficker worm.