British goverment sets up virus alert site

Posted on Friday, February 25 2005 @ 19:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The British goverment launched a new website to combat computer viruses and other online threats.

The government-funded IT Security Awareness for Everyone site ( will give free advice on data protection and issue virus alerts to those who sign up.

"There is a clear need for easy-to-understand and simple, independent advice for non-technically minded people who use computers," Home Office Minister Hazel Blears said in a statement.

More info at Reuters