Symantec Says Viruses And Worms Are 'Solved'

It's official: The problem of worms and viruses is "solved" least according to Symantec chairman and CEO John Thompson. The more relevant security threats today are phishing and fraud, as well as organized crime's interest in stealing and reselling personal information, Thompson says.

Not that Symantec will stop cashing checks made out to it for antivirus software. But the company's "Security 2.0" strategy, detailed for the first time last week, tackles broader threats beyond its popular Norton PC security line, including database, E-mail, and identity-theft protection. Symantec Says Viruses And Worms Are 'Solved' - Windows News by InformationWeek

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