Computer worm alert: Tweak in "Conficker' sparks fears

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even if it’s not an April Fools’ joke, the latest moves by the dreaded Conficker worm are by no means an Internet Armageddon, either.
The worm’s alarming outbreak entered a new phase Wednesday as clocks around the world ticked into the first day of April, the day it was scheduled to change programming.
But security experts appeared.