Washington Post: Web Vipers: Computer Users Must Guard Against Threats Posed by Spam, Viruses And Hackers — Or Else

These days, careless computing can be downright dangerous.
E-mail spam is not just annoying; it can bring offensive content, fraudulent schemes and damaging viruses into personal computers.
Hackers are constantly probing home Internet connections, looking for vulnerabilities so they can gain remote entry and steal personal data. (Memo to those with wireless home networks: You are an especially inviting target.)(full story)