Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st May 2006 16:02 UTC
Apple "Daines was browsing the Web when he clicked on a series of links that promised pictures of an unreleased update to his computer's operating system. Instead, a window opened on the screen and strange commands ran as if the machine was under the control of someone - or something - else. Daines was the victim of a computer virus. Such headaches are hardly unusual on PCs running Windows. Daines, however, was using a Mac - a machine often touted as being immune to such risks." Remember boys and girls, this story is published on MSNBC.
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virus vs. windows vs. mac os x
by Governa on Tue 2nd May 2006 19:27 UTC
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2006-04-09

"By the end of 2005, there were 114,000 known viruses for PCs. In March 2006 alone, there were 850 new threats detected against Windows. Zero for Mac. While no computer connected to the Internet will ever be 100% immune from attack, Mac OS X has helped the Mac keep its clean bill of health with a superior UNIX foundation and security features that go above and beyond the norm for PCs. When you get a Mac, only your enthusiasm is contagious."

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