Conficker may be under control, but the malicious family of programs is
resident on more than 6.5 million computers worldwide, with more than 5 percent
of some network’s Internet addresses showing signs of infection.
Tom Cross, security researcher, IBM’s X-Force On Wednesday, the ShadowServer
Foundation took the wraps off a revamped statistics page, showing how far the
three main variants of Conficker have spread and the degree to which the world’s
networks are infected. More than 12,000 networks, as represented by their
autonomous system numbers (ASNs), show signs of infection by Conficker. The
ShadowServer Foundation limited their displayed data to the top 500 networks.