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Old 06-10-2010, 08:59 AM   #21
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Mac being safe from viruses, spyware, hackers etc... while it once was true it is now a myth. Mac got slammed with several nasty viruses in the past couple of years. At the PWN2OWN hacking contest the Mac went down in like 30 minutes while it took an additional day to take down the Windows Vista machine and the Linux system went down shortly afterwards. Symantec's Norton ant-malware software is now being made for Mac. The reason being is that Apple overlooked a lot of security issues because not many people bothered to attempt to hack it or write malicous code, but because their market share went up a bit, due largely in part because Vista was junk and no one wanted it, it became worthwhile for people to hack, crack, and write viruses etc.
I didn't mean there weren't viruses and spyware that effect Mac. There just aren't many. On Windows there are literally millions!

We have someone get infected at least once a week, and we're a small company.
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