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    Re: MAC OSX Virus

    bout damn time someone finally figured out how to ruin macs



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    Re: MAC OSX Virus

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    bout damn time someone finally figured out how to ruin macs
    Well with the growing popularity of Apple products, they are becoming more of a target. We will see how deep it gets.



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    Re: MAC OSX Virus

    hopefully they can crash most apple products. glad to see their invincibility is gone finally



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    Re: MAC OSX Virus

    Unpossible. Macs are virus-proof. Steve Jobs and his fanbois told me so...


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    Re: MAC OSX Virus

    Yeah, yeah, heard this before. And I'm sure I'll hear it again.

    Didn't you think it was a little suspcious that the virus creator *called* Sophos to tell them about said virus? Man, that's like the guy planning on stealing my car writing me a note about it a few days in advance. How considerate.

    Couldn't be Sophos trying to sell their Mac virus software. Nah, that's just crazy talk.



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    Re: MAC OSX Virus

    Quote Originally Posted by Alswelk View Post
    Yeah, yeah, heard this before. And I'm sure I'll hear it again.

    Didn't you think it was a little suspcious that the virus creator *called* Sophos to tell them about said virus? Man, that's like the guy planning on stealing my car writing me a note about it a few days in advance. How considerate.

    Couldn't be Sophos trying to sell their Mac virus software. Nah, that's just crazy talk.
    Yep very well could be, but hackers love a challenge and love to talk about it when they accomplish it. Not saying you have to lose sleep over it but dont be so arrogant as to think it couldn't happen.


    Last edited by bos; 03-02-2011 at 09:13 AM.

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    Re: MAC OSX Virus

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    hopefully they can crash most apple products. glad to see their invincibility is gone finally
    Why the hatred? I guess I don't understand. I use a PC at work and an IMac at home. Three kids and a wife that clicks on every email from Nigeria and we have never had a problem in 5 years. In the same time frame, my inlaws have had their computer worked on 3 times and my parents twice.

    Why the hatred towards a company and their customers?

    I will wait to see what goes on with this virus but if it is just one then big whoop.


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    Re: MAC OSX Virus

    It may also be able to take advantage of an unpatched vulnerability in the browser, third-party plug-ins and other applications, he said. There have been a number of security vulnerabilities discovered in the Safari Web browser recently.
    Sorry, Safari.


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    Re: MAC OSX Virus

    But I thought that guy who was dating Drew Barrymore said Macs don't get viruses?


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    Re: MAC OSX Virus

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Sorry, Safari.
    Ha ha. My parents don't even use Safari on their Mac. Not sure why apple doesnt invest more into Safari than they do, but maybe they figure most people will use something else anyway.



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    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    Ha ha. My parents don't even use Safari on their Mac. Not sure why apple doesnt invest more into Safari than they do, but maybe they figure most people will use something else anyway.
    What is wrong with safari? Just curious as I have used both and see no issues with safari


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    Quote Originally Posted by tazclone View Post
    What is wrong with safari? Just curious as I have used both and see no issues with safari
    Just feels less mature than other browsers. An afterthought. If you love it, props to you. Its serviceable, but like I said, just seems less mature than others.



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    Re: MAC OSX Virus

    They make backdoor Trojans now?



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