Bob Schoening's reaction to the seemingly endless onslaught of computer worms and viruses is not unusual, and is perfectly understandable. "I'm befuddled by what is going on," said Schoening, chief information officer, Pathmark, Carteret, N.J.
"We are able to see the amount of pounding on the outside of our firewall," he added. "And the amount of virus traffic roaming around the Internet has been at all-time levels the last several months." For an IT expert responsible for keeping a $