Costly virus damage

Malware cost the global economy an estimated $166 billion in 2004, according to a new report by antivirus firm Eset, producer of NOD32 Antivirus System.

Justin Stanford, CEO of Eset Southern Africa, says most of the infections occurred because companies failed to arm themselves with up-to-date patches and effective antivirus solutions.

"This negligence results in extensive spells of unnecessary downtime, costing small and large businesses on a dramatic scale, he says. Costly virus damage

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