Tuesday, October 26 2010 @ 01:49 PM EDT
Contributed by: Admin
In the earliest days of the world wide web's existence, realization of the possibilities where privacy invasion and intrusion were concerned attracted many unscrupulous developers. That desire to exploit loopholes and invade open ports spawned a host of virus creation. Thus began the 90's. Spurred by fear, horror stories and an obvious and considerable lack of online security, many older computer users opted to abandon the internet, rather than be 'infected'.
Modern technology has seen the advent of tighter restrictions by corporations and businesses alike, as well as more comprehensive anti-virus software and solutions. While absolutely nothing is foolproof, a healthy dose of preventative measures and anti-virus software are a good solid foundation. The primary concerns for most users are email and wireless connections.