Why antivirus technology is ineffective

Monday, 22 January 2007, 9:22 AM EST

Antivirus technology is a crock. It fails to prevent computers from getting infected with viruses, and this failure contributes to many other security woes that plague the world's computers.

Because viruses spread, hackers find it easier to compromise computers, identity theft is better enabled, and computer fraud is easier to perpetrate. Virus-infected computers become a resource for hackers to exploit.

At BusinessWeek.

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