Description of Downadup (Conficker) and consequences of its residing on your PC

The worm of Downadup, or Conficker, is one of the most successful programs in terms of invading computers. According to various assessment of professional IT bands, the number of infected with Downadup, or Conficker, computers amounts to 5-10 millions. Downadup, or Conficker is a worms that infects computers through the vulnerability MS08-067 of Windows. It is easy to catch the infection at a number of websites.
The purposes of infecting computers may vary. Since it has been clearly established that Downadup, or Conficker, redirects infected computers to the websites determining IP address of visited computer and then to those extracting other details, the evident purpose is to collect private data for further use in rascals’ schemes. In addition, Conficker, as many observers have said, to the purpose of checking Internet connection status, downloads various popular websites, and less popular – and even rather rarely visited but purely commercial websites. It is our opinion that redirection of browsing to such websites, especially of the last mentioned category, has rather commercial nature than is made to ensure your Internet connection works properly.
One way or another, Downadup, or Conficker attempts to violate your privacy by stealing confidential data and redirecting to websites you have not intended to visit, so you need to remove Downadup, or Conficker to stop such treatment. It is very important to remove Downadup, or Conficker, since this program is propagated successfully through external memory sources like flash memory and through local networks so that you may easily infect your colleagues unless remove Downadup, or Conficker at the earliest opportunity.
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Downadup (Conficker) Technical Details

  • Full name: Downadup, Conficker
  • Version: 2009
  • Type: Rogue anti-spyware
  • Origin: Russian Federation
  • Other names of Downadup (Conficker) Net-Worm.Win32.Kido, W32/Conficker.worm.gen, Worm.Conficker, W32.Downadup, W32/Downadup.AL, W32/Confick-A, Win32/Conficker.A, Mal/Conficker, Worm:Win32/Conficker.B, Win32.Worm.Downadup.Gen

Signs of being infected with Downadup (Conficker):

The main problem about Downadup, or Conficker Showbox Download App, is that it blocks security software that has not been updated for the moment of infecting and block major security and software websites. Besides, Downadup almost always blocks the website of Microsoft and PC Tools. This complicates Downadup removal. Here we are providing the link that should work in case of infection with this worm and should remove Conficker. Click here to detect and get rid of Downadup, or Conficker. In case the link nevertheless does not work, there is an option to use it at another computer and then reinstall the Downadup removal tool at infected one.
In addition to the above, Downadup, or Conficker may be detected by redirection of your surfing to the following websites:
http://www.whatismyip.com.
http://www.getmyip.org
http://getmyip.co.uk
http://checkip.dyndns.org
These are the legitimate websites, but rascals probably designed this redirection to the purpose of identifying IP addresses of infected computers so that they can determine the vulnerable computers. The scheme is not completely clear though.

Automatic Removal of Downadup (Conficker) from your PC:

Since the storing location of Downadup, or Conficker may vary subject to the particular case, it is preferable to identify place where it is stored by using professional security tool. After the identification, you have the option to remove Downadup, or Conficker manually or automatically.
Follow the link below in order to start free scan and get rid of Downadup, or Conficker, as well as to remove any other infections found.