According to Gartner, system downtime caused by software vulnerabilities will triple before 2008, if companies don't take proactive security steps. Companies that don't include security as a criterion when buying or developing software will witness downtime caused by security vulnerabilities increase from the 5 percent observed in 2004 to 15 percent in 2008.
Free online virus scan. Click on the Active Scan below to go the Panda Software website and run a free online virus scan on your computer. You can log off while the scan is running, but you have to return to the Activescan page to see the results. You can use this to scan your system even if you are already running a different antivirus program on your system.
Some virus programs require a specialized program to remove them. If you determine you have one of these infections, find the name of the virus in the list below, and follow the instructions completely to remove the virus.