The Conficker worm, also known as downadup and kido, has been roaming the internet for a while now. The latest version, Conficker C, has people in a bit of an uproar because once the system date on a PC rolls over to April 1, 2009 it is set to launch a massive denial of service attack. With potentially millions of infected machines the results could be devastating. What does all of this have to do with the citizens of The Empire? Read on to find out.
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*UPDATE* The pirate bay has returned. Our favorite team of fearless torrent fans is chugging along at full speed in their secret lair once again.
In the midst of the legal proceedings against The Pirate Bay their website has suffered an outtage. Sources report that the outtage is due to technical issues and has nothing to do with the trial itself, so rest assured your favorite torrent site will be back up and available soon. No need to panic yet.