Millions of Windows computers worldwide are being infected with the Downadup or Conficker computer worm. The worm infects computers located on the same network or through the use of infected USB drives. Thousands of faculty, staff, students, and visitors who connect their computers to our campus networks may be at risk of contracting the worm. To be safe, please follow our advice of patching your computers regularly and using up-to-date antivirus software. As usual, our Technology Reference Desk is ready to help those who would like to learn how to take care of their computers.