How does a computer get infected by a website gone bad?

One of the most common way for PCs to be virus infected is by visiting websites that have been infected or compromised. In addition to anti-virus software installed on the PC, business networks should have active firewall solutions, such as WatchGuard’s XTM Subscriptions, to scan and block these viruses. Net-Security.org has published an in depth article on how this type of infections occurs. Read more here