Conficker headline competition – we have a winner!

Thanks to everyone who entered the Conficker news headline competition I was running earlier this week.

Here’s just a few of the entries:

  • Conficker: world’s greatest April Fool’s joke or ‘digital Pearl Harbor’?
  • Conficker: Doomsday or Rickroll?
  • Brainy worm might jack the world’s PCs
  • Virus threat to 9 million computers: Will your PC be hijacked on April 1?
  • Conficker – The Paris Hilton of Botnets
  • Conflicker virus expected to hit bank accounts from April 1
    (hey, at least get the name of the virus correct)

and I’m a bit disappointed that no-one submitted this inspired headline from CNet…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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