2009-03-26 Lots of unreadable news about the Confic ... 10 years ago
Lots of unreadable news about the Conficker/Downadup worm, including the first 'end of the Internet predicted' articles. For a quite readable explanation, go read Downad/Conficker, who’s the April Fool? by Rik Ferguson from Trend Micro and for a more scientific dissection go read An Analysis of Conficker by Phillip Porras, Hassen Saidi, and Vinod Yegneswaran at SRI International.
Source: Final countdown to Conficker 'activation' begins - The Register.