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    Describe a recent high-profile computer security issue that you have heard of or read about. According to basic network security principles, how might the issue have been avoided? Provide at least one resource other than your text to support your answer.

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    On the article "400,000 PCs infected with Fake 'Antivirus 2009' Software, says Microsoft" by Bill Lindner (can be found at http://www.infopackets.com/news/security/2008/20081231_400000_pcs_infected_with_fake_antivirus_2009_software_says_microsoft.htm), there were about 400,000 computers that were infected by the malicious software called Antivirus 2009, and were ...

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