According to a study by America Online, 89% of the computers with
broadband connections are not safely configured. 91% of the computers had
what AOL categorized as spyware installed. In reality, the connection
method isn't the determining factor.
Although firewalls and anti-virus helps, it doesn't prevent a determined
user from infecting his own system. Honeypots and passive detection
systems aren't picking up the whole story. The user is an important
part of evaluating the security equation.