Leslie Stahl of 60 Minutes host this segment about Conficker, titled “The Internet is Infected.” You can watch the video below, which at the end of the segment, shows some footage of teen Russian hackers, as young as 14 years old ripping off Americans.

How do you know if your PC is infected with Conficker? If you tried to browse to Microsoft or Symantec and you can’t, that is one symptom that your PC has Conficker.  Joe Stewart came out with a Conficker Eye Chart, which will explain which variant of Conficker may have infected your PC or it’s a false alarm.

This WindowsSecrets article is very comprehensive on removing and preventing Conficker, great write up.

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