[LINK] Part time job offer - what is the scam?

Rick Welykochy rick at praxis.com.au
Wed Jan 10 13:39:00 AEDT 2007

steve jenkin wrote:

> McAfee Avert Labs claims *271,000* different types of malware. I'm
> hoping that not just a count of their virus "signatures".
> <http://www.technewsworld.com/rsstory/54924.html>

Some simple research I did for Link years back showed that circa. 1998 (?)
there were about

(*) 60,000 Windows virii, worms, etc
(*) 40 Macintosh
(*) 1 Linux

I would hazard a guess that the numbers might now read as follows, given
the above submission:

(*) 271,000 Windows virii, worms, etc
(*) 40 Macintosh
(*) 1 Linux

and the latter 41 are all but dead and certainly not "in the wild".
Interesting to visit the above link and follow on through to the McAfee
site, which reports on January 9 (yesterday), more vulnerabilities were
found in Office 2003 + Excel. The more things change ...


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