Over a year ago, during an interview, a security professional predicted that the age of mass-mailing e-mail viruses was coming to an end. Soon after, the Sobig virus slammed users around the Internet.
Despite the resurgence of Bagle this week, another computer consultant is wondering the same thing. Stuart Udall has found that the number of viruses detected by his e-mail server has dropped to near zero, declining from a spike after the Sobig.F virus made its presence known around the world.
Many have speculated that the world has adapted to mass-mailing viruses, like other classes of malicious code … Read more