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New virus expected on April Fools Day

Conficker.C variant is likely to generate up to 50,000 URLs every day
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The third variant of the Conficker virus is set to activate in infected machines on April 1st.

According to Computer World, this latest virus is the third in a series of modules that behaves more like a Trojan than a self-propagating Worm. It is an aggressive program that provides protection to infected machines from anti-virus and security software.

The worm generates masses of URLs to cover the tracks of the virus’ controller and to allow the controller to issue commands to infected machines.

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