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(Not so) Fun Facts About Computer Viruses

Some (not so) fun facts about computer viruses:

1. About 70% of virus engineers work for organized crime operations

2. Hackers write approximately 6000 new viruses each month

3. More than 90% of emails are spam

4. MyDoom is the most expensive computer virus in history; it cost an estimated $38.5 billion in damages and was the fastest spreading computer virus known

5. One of the largest computer security breaches in the US happened because someone dropped a flash drive

Makes you think twice about the quality of anti-virus/malware software you have, doesn't it?

Want to know which is the best and has the highest detection rate? Concept stays up to date on the best of the best computer security software and will install and configure it properly for your system.

HOT TIP: Never install more than one anti-virus program!

HOT TIP #2: You get what you pay for (free anti-virus programs are not typically worth the effort it takes to download and install them)

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