April 1 didn’t see the end of humanity as we know it, but the Conficker ‘c’ worm is still out there. While this worm probably won’t gain collective consciousness and enslave the planet, it could log your bank passwords and go on a spending spree with your credit card. Think you’re immune? The scary-looking outbreak map above is from a coalition of internet security firms and academics at the Conficker Work Group. Check out the infection maps in greater detail, and make sure you’re PC has its innoculations.
Word to the wise: even if you don’t believe the the hype, if you’re a PC user, make sure you have all the right security in place.
[via Times Online]