Microsoft Blames Users for Much Malware

Microsoft says nearly half of all computer malware – viruses, worms, trojans, adware, etc. – can’t infect your computer without some sort of user interaction. In the first six months of 2011, 44.8 percent of malware detected by Microsoft’s security software required the user to “perform an action for the computer to be compromised,” the company said in a report this week.