Make that three attitudes.Char Jackson said:The two attitudes expressed above
Almost any AV will protect against that as will regular scans with somehundreds of millions of personal computers are sitting there,
waiting for instructions from a kid in an IRC channel somewhere to
participate in a DDOS attack or spam relay or whatever. Some
people don't seem to realize that it's the computer itself, along
with it's Internet access, that some of the bad guys are after.
malware detector however the main defense against such is an educated
user and that's just not going to happen.