There are pros and cons to cloud computing but the ability to potentially stymie malware attacks would be a benefit.
Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of Kaspersky Labs Anti-virus, explains that malware is motivated mostly on the basis of which the criminal can make money and as it becomes more prevalent opens up doors so that the developer can make quick cash online, according ti EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet.com
However, as soon as the malware is discovered and blocked by anti-malware services, the cash flow stops and the criminal must move onto a new source of revenue.
Kaspersky explains that with the advent of cloud computing security, malware can be detected and then destroyed minutes after it’s released on the Web. This is exciting for the end user, because it may never reaches their computers.
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