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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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