There's 100,000 of them... and they're after you

Wednesday, 22 September 2004, 1:18 PM EST

New figures announced by computer security firm McAfee have shown that the number of malicious programs that can attack personal computers has now passed the 100,000 mark for the first time.

Bank details, important passwords and corporate information stored on computer hard drives are now at constant risk from a stream of programs known as viruses, worms and Trojans that can infiltrate PCs via the internet and wreak havoc in offices and homes across the globe.

By Adrian Mather at Edinburgh Evening News.

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