On 26/05/07, D P Ingram wrote:
> On 25 maj 2007, at 19.56, Rob Poretti wrote:
>> But you are right - it's a lot more susceptible then their original
>> proprietary OS. There
>> are pros and cons with open-source, but I don't believe many Mac
>> users would want to go
>> back to pre-Jobs times...
> Potentially more suspetible (popularity, OSes are more advanced) but
> the problems appear to get fixed a lot quicker, there is still no
> discernable virus/spyware threat etc etc. And it isn't /just/ due to
> popularity of the OS...
Apple seem to be quite good at fixing potential security holes. The real
point is that there has not yet been a real-world case of a virus or
similar program spreading among Mac OS X computers.
There certainly were viruses that infected the old Macs.
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