A gang of Internet hackers got caught after a 4 year run. It goes to show your that you computer can never really and truely be safe. Its a shame that Windows users for the most part have to continously amp up their security but they must keep in mind that most of these viruses are written to execute on the Windows operating system and mainly on Internet Explorer because it is the most popular platform. Attacking Windows computers gives thieve more bang for their buck. The best thing that you can do is to keep your security software up to date and turn it up to one of the highest levels.