Chapter 3 Viruses, Worms, and Other Malware

Introduction

There are more than 200,000 reasons for you to learn the information in this chapter. McAfee, maker of security and antivirus software, recently announced that it has identified and created protection for its 200,000th threat. It took almost 18 years to reach the 100,000 mark, but that number doubled in only two years. Fortunately for computer users, McAfee’s growth rate for identifying threats ...

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