Conficker could be worse; controlled from Ukraine, Kaspersky

Kaspersky can't help but be impressed by the slick operations behind the Conficker botnet, and says, “It could be worse. We are lucky they are just cybercriminals looking to make money and not worse than that. They are high-end engineers who write code in a good way, and used cryptographic systems in the right way, they don't […]

Kaspersky can't help but be impressed by the slick operations behind the Conficker botnet, and says, “It could be worse. We are lucky they are just cybercriminals looking to make money and not worse than that. They are high-end engineers who write code in a good way, and used cryptographic systems in the right way, they don't make mistakes — they are really professional.” Kaspersky says he's "60 per cent certain" that Conficker is being controlled from the Ukraine, but can't be certain.

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