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Cashing In on Virus Infections

by Marianna Schmudlach / March 19, 2004 1:36 AM PST

After a recent epidemic of computer viruses that seemed much worse than usual, security experts are questioning whether the antivirus software industry is working hard enough -- or has enough incentive -- to develop new and better ways of stopping nasty software.

Over the past two months, dozens of variants of the MyDoom, NetSky and Bagle viruses have infected computers around the globe. While sales of antivirus software are at an all-time high, the malicious programs still spread with alarming speed.

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