Virus protection is easier than you think

Monday, 29 November 2004, 1:48 PM EST

With the recent huge publicity about "new" viruses, you would have expected the industry to have learned something, but it appears it has not. When is someone going to ask why?

We hear excuses all the time from the people who are meant to be protecting us, saying that certain viruses are unusual or difficult to detect. In cases where an exploit is sent through an e-mail and, by opening it, a virus is downloaded in the background, anti-virus suppliers will say it was not a virus but "carrier mail", excusing themselves from blame.

By Nick Scales at MicroScope.

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