75 percent of Chinese PCs infected with viruses?

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 15 2006 @ 04:39 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
According to a government department close to 75 percent of computers in China were the target of viruses between May 2005 to May 2006.
Internet surfing, USB flash drives and portable drives are the major cause, said the newspaper.

Further, 54 per cent of 13,824 sampled have "Internet security problems". The newspaper didn't say whether such problems were anything to do with Microsoft, Yahoo or Google. Over the weekend a foreign committee of the UK House of Commons slated China and these three companies for "immoral collaboration".
More info at The Inq.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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