For one year, Computer Associates is offering a free subscription to its anti-virus software eTrust EZ Armor software. The software normally retails for $49.95 (US). It can be downloaded at

The software works with Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition and Windows 98/Windows NT. People have until June 30, 2004 to sign up for the free software. The company hopes this offer will help drum up more business.

According to the ICSA Labs Virus Prevalence Survey, every 1,000 computers are infected by 105 computer viruses each month. Five years ago, every 1,000 computers were infected by only 32 viruses.