Linked by David Adams on Tue 29th Jun 2010 17:18 UTC, submitted by fran
Bugs & Viruses AVG has launched free security software for Mac OS X, which includes tools for Safari and Firefox. AVG's CEO JR Smith, says, "Mac users have traditionally been less vulnerable to attacks because of their lower market share, but that is quickly changing." That's the age-old question of to what extent the scourge of malware on Windows is a symptom of Microsoft's sloppy security decisions vs. due to Windows' popularity and the fact that malware authors can get "more bang for their buck" targeting the most popular platform.
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RE: New Headlines Needed
by fanboi_fanboi on Wed 30th Jun 2010 14:05 UTC in reply to "New Headlines Needed"
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"If Mac users are diligent in checking their firewalls, passwords etc. and learning how to keep their system locked down, then viruses are less likely to penetrate the mac WITHOUT user interaction"

Methinks you don't know Mac users very well. I've never met one that even knew what a firewall was.

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