Security Quiz Answer

Spyware -- Question No. 5

According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, what percentage of all computers is infected with spyware?
a. 80%
b. 76%
c. 57%
d. 43%

Answer from Spyware in 87% of corporate PCs:
The firm's findings -- unveiled Tuesday in its first quarterly State of Spyware Report -- are similar to other studies in recent months. The National Cyber Security Alliance has found that 80% of all computers are infected, for example. Atlanta-based ISP Earthlink has said an estimated 90% of PCs are infected, and Dell Inc. has said spyware accounts for 12% of all PC help desk calls. (Read the rest of this article.)

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This was first published in May 2005

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