Linked by HAL2001 on Thu 19th May 2011 12:10 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption "A little over two weeks have passed since the appearance of MAC Defender, the fake AV solution targeting Mac users. And seeing that the approach had considerable success, it can hardly come as a surprise that attackers chose to replicate it. This time, the name of the rogue AV is Mac Protector, and the downloaded Trojan contains two additional packages. As with MAC Defender, the application requires root privileges to get installed, so the user is asked to enter the password."
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**Yawn**
by jamiepedder on Fri 20th May 2011 01:33 UTC
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2010-07-29

These Mac vs. Windows comments some have made are getting a little boring. Both operating systems are great, and I understand that some will prefer one over another, but please really?

It is a fact that as Mac gets more popular, it will become a more attractive target for crapware/malware creators. There is now some decent security software available for Mac, and along with Windows users we should all have some form of security software installed.

If you are a tech savvy user, then you will know the risks of not doing so.

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