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Title: Apple tells Mac users: Get anti-virus

Author: John Leyden

Source: The Register

Date Published: 2nd December 2008

 

Excerpt:

 'For the first time, Apple is recommending the use of anti-virus tools to protect Mac systems.

Long something of a phantom menace, strains of malware capable of infecting Mac machines have gradually been increasing in prevalence over recent months. In addition, VXers are making more use of web-based attack and applications specific vulnerabilities to infect PCs whatever their underlying operating system might be.

Windows-specific malware attacks are still orders of magnitude greater than assaults on Mac machines, but the risk to Apple fans is now enough for the Church of Jobs to admit a risk exists.

 

To read the complete article see:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/12/02/apple_mac_av_advice/

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