Summer surprises with virus relief

Friday, 2 August 2002, 10:13 AM EST

"In July, we finally saw a slight decrease in the number of tracked (virus attacks) from a prior month," Steven Sundermeier, a product manager at Central Command, said in a statement.

Observers hope that this decline suggests that consumers and corporations are taking a more responsible attitude to the security of their computers and IT systems, but Central Command expressed doubt. "Whether this is due to an increasing awareness of malicious code or simply because more users are on vacation and away from their computers, it's a trend we hope will continue," Sundermeier said.

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