Is your computer part of a criminal network?

Friday, 21 January 2005, 12:14 AM EST

How much do you trust your computer?

While you think it's doing nothing -- or even while you're using it -- your desktop machine could be sending spam to millions of e-mail addresses or participating in an electronic attack on a corporate website. It could even be silently betraying you, transmitting your passwords and personal data to a fraud artist.

By Grant Buckler at Globetechnology.

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