Most computer users are aware that viruses are out there and that they need to be careful in order not to get one on their computer. But many people don't realize exactly how many viruses there are and how often new ones are created and discovered. Being aware of what types of viruses there are and how you can get them as well as their symptoms can help you better protect your computer from getting one of them on it.
Symantec's web site offers visitors a place to see the latest virues (threats) on almost a daily basis. It provides detailed information including information on such things as:
The category rating of the threat
Name of the threat
The day on which the threat was identified
The day on which a virus definition was added to protect against the threat.
They also provide a link to thier online database for non recent threats.