Saturday, July 16, 2005

New York Times: Corrupted PC’s Find New Home in the Dumpster

“When Lew Tucker’s Dell desktop computer was overrun by spyware and adware […] he did not simply get rid of the offending programs. He discarded the whole computer.” Eh? It's not like it’s difficult, or costs anything, to avoid infection. Windows Update; ZoneAlarm; AVG; Ad-Aware; Spybot-S&D; and most importantly, stop downloading crap you don't trust. (via Slashdot)