Is anti-virus obsolete?
The problem with anti-virus programs these days is that so many viruses come out every hour that anti-virus programs can hardly keep their list of virus signatures up to date. If your anti-virus program doesn’t know a virus is “bad” until hours after the virus arrived, you are still infected and it may be too […]Continue Reading
Does it help not to open e-mail from strangers?
An executive recently wrote me, “I got a virus that infected our network because I opened an e-mail message from someone I didn’t recognize – I’ll never do that again!” While that strategy may help some, it is far from being a reliable way to protect your network. First of all, without performing some technical […]Continue Reading
Should you be worried about the virus attack on April 1?
Yes, there is a lot of concern over a “really bad virus” attacking on April 1. Should you be concerned? In fact, many computers are already infected. The virus goes by the name of Conficker and it is also known as Downadup (and also Downup and Kido). My advice remains the same as always: be […]Continue Reading