eWeek Newsbreak, March 31, 2009

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has released a DHS-developed tool aimed at squashing the Conficker worm. The announcement followed similar news from the Honeynet Project and the Conficker Cabal, which worked over the weekend to develop a tool to scan for the worm. Intel is rolling out its new Nehalem processor. The new Xeon 5500 series touts new performance, energy efficiency and virtualization capabilities. IBM, HP and Dell are all rolling out upgraded lines of servers to coincide with Intel-