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Old Apr 5, 2012, 9:33 AM   #1
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Default Heads up for Mac users

This may be old news, but bears repeating - Macs are vulnerable to viruses.

http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/20...d-counting.ars

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Old Apr 5, 2012, 9:59 AM   #2
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Old Apr 23, 2012, 10:13 PM   #3
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Was more of a 'proof of concept' malware; as far as known, doesn't do anything. And if it did, a person on a Mac has to give it administrative permission.

Apple was a little slow on patching a Java vulnerability.

As the market percentage of Apple products grows, so goes the possibility of something sneaking into a system. There's freeware anti-virus software available at the App store.

Another shareware product to consider is Little Snitch. Little Snitch comes in a freeware version that has to be reset every 3 hours but it's fully functioning.

Little Snitch alerts the user anytime any program on their computer is trying to contact the internet. Can be a little annoying until one sets up permissions/ports.
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