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Users to Blame for Most Computer Infections

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According to experts from Trend Micro Company, in 2008, only 5 % of computers were infected because of their vulnerable software. Most attacks of a hundred most notorious malware viruses were successful because of users’ carelessness. So, in 53 % of cases the malefactors managed to convince their victims to load a file from an unreliable source, and 12 % of the users infected their computers by opening attachments to electronic messages.

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