Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Dec 2006 20:35 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Privacy, Security, Encryption "All too often people talk about the disadvantages of the Windows operating system: it has too many security flaws, it is not properly patched, it is not security oriented… Until the much talked about Vista system finally reaches our computers, there will still be plenty of time to protest. However, with the new malware dynamic, the idea that malware is restricted to specific operating systems is becoming anachronistic. It no longer matters whether the victim is a home-user or a company employee. It is now irrelevant whether the system administrator is just someone who lives round the corner or a highly qualified IT manager."
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by wannabe geek on Sat 16th Dec 2006 13:00 UTC
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Non-OS-dependant malware
By Fernando de la Cuadra, Panda Software


"The solution, as always, involves security suites that include all the features needed to protect users in a single application: from the classic antivirus to firewalls, or e-mail protection both for Windows and Linux. In this way we can keep users safe as well as their computers.


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