This should just serve as another warning – PEOPLE KEEP YOUR AV AND ANTI-SPYWARE SOFTWARE UP TO DATE!!
Use multiple types of protection, keep your systems OS files and applications updated.
A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots’ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones. Read about that HERE
While you, as a civilian home user, don’t have the large ‘target’ on you that the government and large financial institutions do, you still need to be safe.
This will undoubtedly come down to poor security measures taken from the beginning of the OS install/configuration and on to user management policies – letting users run with administrative or elevated privileges that should not have it.
Come on folks think security first or you WILL be taken advantage of