High Level International Coordination Required to Stop Conficker Worm from Spreading


Mathew Schwartz reporting in InformationWeek: "Security researchers detail the high level of international coordination required to hinder the worm's spread. On Monday, the Rendon Group released a report, funded by the Department of Homeland Security, rounding up the 15-person-strong working group's 'lessons learned.' The report highlighted the group's biggest achievement: "preventing the author of Conficker from gaining control of the botnet." Doing so, however, required coordinating with organizations in more than 100 countries..."

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