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2008-09-08 03:00:11

By Ruth, Joao-Pierre S Low-cost options are available TECHNOLOGY In one quick click of the mouse, a computer can get infected with viruses and other corrupting software that can scramble its functions. When a company gets hit with malicious software, also called "malware," information may be stolen, e-mail can becomeinaccessible and businesstransactions may be halted until the problem is fixed. Getting rid of digital infections can require complicated cures that outstrip the average...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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