Real Time Virus Alert World Map

Propellerhead Top Tip

Propellerhead has just found something scary on the F-Secure website. The World Map of Viruses. It’s just like a weather map but instead of fronts and anticyclones it shows waves of nasties like Netsky32 and Trojan Downloaders sweeping across globe, heading for your PC. It shows in real-time the current threats, where they are coming from, and depressingly, where they are going to in an easy to understand colour-coded display. You can select hourly, daily monthly or yearly views and monitor the whole world, or just your part of it. There’s an Alert Level display — graded from Quiet to Epidemic — plus a regularly updated list of the day’s top threats. If you like that then you really should take a look at the hundreds of great Windows tips at

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