| 7:27 pm on Nov 17, 2011 (gmt 0)|
Do various Mac antivirus software help in preventing this stuff?
| 9:21 pm on Nov 17, 2011 (gmt 0)|
thanks cat for the alert.
| 3:20 pm on Nov 22, 2011 (gmt 0)|
smallcompany, any good Mac virus software should detect this and other malware.
| 11:41 pm on Nov 23, 2011 (gmt 0)|
Since when does the Mac need virus software?
| 2:31 pm on Nov 24, 2011 (gmt 0)|
|Since when does the Mac need virus software? |
Exactly! Mac's are novelty niche computer which hackers rarely bother to write virus/worms malware.
| 3:34 pm on Nov 24, 2011 (gmt 0)|
|Mac's are novelty niche computer |
This was true 10 years ago. No longer the case.
| 4:14 pm on Nov 24, 2011 (gmt 0)|
True, Mac's are no longer a novelty or a niche product. They do not have nearly the market share that Windows has, but it is growing... quickly... and it makes them a target for bored hackers now more then ever before.
| 1:36 pm on Nov 25, 2011 (gmt 0)|
|This was true 10 years ago. No longer the case. |
When Mac's comprise more than 10% of computer sales, let us know. Until then, they are really a niche, hipster, status symbol.
| 3:23 pm on Nov 25, 2011 (gmt 0)|
In August 2011, Gartner estimated Apple's PC market share in US as 10.7% for Q2 2011
Let's stay on topic please. Hipsters or not.
| 5:01 pm on Nov 25, 2011 (gmt 0)|
So what is the best program to get rid of Trojans on the Mac -- an apple product or ....?
| 6:22 pm on Nov 26, 2011 (gmt 0)|
I use eset on PCs and Macs, have never seen a problem. 'Course I don't click on every shiny thing I see either, but believe safe is better than sorry.