Dell campaign builds awareness of security issues

Tuesday, 20 July 2004, 3:36 PM EST

Dell launched an aggressive PC security awareness campaign to help its millions of consumer customers better understand and protect their computers from the detrimental effects of spyware, viruses and other online security threats.

A record number of customers contacting Dell with computer performance issues caused by spyware and viruses shows how pervasive the problem is among home technology users, said Mike George, vice president and general manager of Dell's U.S. Consumer business.

"Spyware is the root cause of many of the performance problems our customers face," George said. "More consumers are using broadband and wireless Internet access in their homes. These are tremendous tools, but they also expose us to malicious software that attaches to our PCs as we browse the Internet."

At Business Wire.

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