Why do people create computer viruses?

Answer In order to sell anti virus products.

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Do people who create anti-virus software in their day job create viruses in their evening job?

I can't give sources but yes this is how it used to work at the start, classic fud.However for a few years it has also been policy of the security industry to employ writers once they have been bus... Read More »

Why do people start computer viruses?

At one time viruses, spyware and other malware were mostly written by script-kiddies (mostly pimply-faced male adolesents) as a form of vandalism.These days are unfortunately long gone.Today it's a... Read More »

Why do people send computer viruses?

well look at the upside, how many people do you think are employed by software companys who's sole job is to think up ant-spyware etc.... so ask yourself, where do the viruses start??????

Why do people spread computer viruses?

Advertisement, (Also called ad-ware). Also to get into computer networks, and for fun. A lot of people just do it for a thrill as well.