You can never have enough information on computer viruses. With vindictive virus programmers sprouting new and deadlier viruses every day, it’s a tall order to keep up with every one of them. Fortunately, Data Fellows has the manpower and impetus to keep you informed on the latest in the murky world of viruses and hoaxes. Data Fellows is a computer security software company that markets virus protection programs for corporate and consumer users.
The Data Fellows Web site (www.datafellows.com) is free of charge and can make you a veritable virus wizard. It contains the latest headlines on computer viruses and hoaxes and has a comprehensive listing of all known viruses (including macros). The site include searchable virus descriptions and can help you discern between real virus alerts and hoaxes. The site also boasts a comprehensive listing of the latest known hoaxes circulating via the Net. II’s a good idea to check this list before you send 100 of your closest friends a bogus virus alert or an impossible free money scheme. While common sense and caution are the best tools against viruses and hoaxes, it won’t hurt to check out www.datafellows.com just to be on the safe side.