Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th May 2011 20:37 UTC
Apple I have personally tried to pretty much let the whole MAC Defender trojan thing pass by, since we're not a security website. However, we have an interesting turn of events this week. An article over at Ars Technica quotes several anonymous Apple Store employees as saying that the infection rate of Macs brought into the Apple store has gone up considerably. More interestingly though, Apple's official policy states that Apple Store employees are not allowed to talk about infections to anyone - they're not even allowed to inform Mac owners if they find the infection without the customer's knowledge. Another interesting tidbit: Apple mandates the use of Norton Antivirus on company Macs, according to one Apple Store genius.
Thread beginning with comment 474068
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[2]: Comment by Brynet
by TechGeek on Sat 21st May 2011 01:46 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Brynet"
TechGeek
Member since:
2006-01-14

And yet for most of those (assuming code enforcement for plumbers and inspection permissions for mechanics) you need a piece of paper that says you know what your doing. Being a stupid user is bad enough, but insisting that your user base stays stupid to sell more product is pretty much crap. People and their false idols indeed...

Reply Parent Score: 3