Insecurity over security software

Friday, 18 April 2008, 12:03 AM EST

It's time for a confession: I can't remember the last time a security program stopped me from accidentally opening a virus on any Windows machine--even though my public, widely published e-mail address has to be on half the spam databases in the world.

That's because if you know what to look for, much of the "malware" out there is blindingly obvious. You don't need to memorize file-name extensions or research every new Web site; you just need to recognize a con job when you see one.

At the Washington Post.

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