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Antivirus Software: Market Review
Computer viruses are spreading through the Internet at an unprecedented rate and the antivirus market is now a $3 billion (USD) a year industry. This report

norton systemsworks  and merged with Peter Norton Computing in 1990. Headquartered in Cupertino, California (US), Symantec has offices in thirty-five countries and its current CEO is John. W. Thompson. In the fiscal year 2004, the company did $1,870,100,000 (USD) in sales (up 65 percent from the previous year) and produced a net income of $370,600,000 (USD). In 2004, Symantec employed 4,678 people world wide, which represents a 23 percent growth over the 2003 fiscal year. Figure 1: Symantec's stock 2004-2005 Source: Hoovers M

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The Tangled Web: Silent Threats and Invisible Enemies


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The recent ILOVEYOU worm, was the most widely spread virus or worm reported as of yet. With so many anti-virus vendors to choose from, which one should you select? The three selection components are: the advisory, the anti-virus tool itself, and the price. This note takes a look at the advisories, and ranks them according to usability.

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Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security


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