The problem is that, on many occasions, writers of malicious code have been regarded almost as heroes, modern-day revolutionaries fighting the establishment from the IT field. But let's face reality: in the same ways as Robin Hood's generosity is just a nice tale, virus writers are just a new type of criminal.
If the time comes when virus creation is implemented in university syllabuses, then there should be a subject dealing with professional ethics. In this way, this technique could be regarded as a useful trade for society.
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