Finding security in a virtual world

Tuesday, 19 September 2006, 2:50 AM EST

Most of us donít want to be famous, even if it brings great wealth. We want to be admired. Being admired is not the same as having strangers hate you just because you were on TV, or because you wrote a piece of software that made some money.

Real fame is having people write computer viruses specifically targeting your company. Against this sort of customised attack, itís hard to see what anybody can do. Anti-virus and anti-spyware software is generic, to counter mass-market attacks.

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