Bug Watch: All quiet on the virus front?

Friday, 13 September 2002, 3:00 PM EST

The first half of 2002 has been eerily quiet for the computer experts on the lookout for worms and viruses.

Is it because antivirus measures are effective, or have their predictions of doom been over hyped? Is it too early to claim victory and determine winners and losers, and will it simply lead to complacency?

Theories on the decline range from the introduction of enhanced antivirus software, to stiffer anti-hacking laws and more vigilant computer users.

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