Hype Mitigates Worm? Not so fast

This reminds me of the Chernobyl virus in many ways. While the hysteria doesn’t approach the level of that hystericane, we still have experts taking credit for their dire prediction not coming true.
“The importance of media attention from an awareness and educational standpoint has been a very good thing,” said Marc Solomon, director of product management at security vendor management McAfee Inc. “It alerts users to what may have happened and the destruction that could have occurred.”
It also sells product.