May 12, 2006
Anti-virus makers are marketing through fear
Anonymous Reader writes "Earlier this week, a new computer virus triggered a large amount of coverage in the technical and general press worldwide. Yagnuul.A is a low-profile virus that has a very small chance of spreading or doing any real damage to computers. Without the link to the World Cup, this virus would only be one of the hundreds of new malware variants found each month that the average user never hears of and is not something that requires consumers to take extra precautions to avoid."