If I don’t use [
] am I safe from being infected?
No. *Some* viruses attack insecurities and flaws within specific products. Of these Microsoft technologies are often targeted because of their large user base, however the majority of the viruses that are promulgated through MS applications are done so by exploiting known insecurities and flaws for which a patch is available. Other viruses are written in a portable format that enables the virus to operate on a wide variety of systems, including Mac, Linux, Unix and Windows.