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How to protect your Mac for Viruses, as apparently Macs can get viruses too
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How to protect your Mac for Viruses, as apparently Macs can get viruses too

Apple Macs or any device running iOS can apparently get viruses through their browsers. That the latest word from Russian antivirus company, Dr. Web. This virus, the latest in a string of virus attacks aimed at phishing personal information from Apple aficionados computers, is alarming but not surprising,. After all, when you get more popular, you become a TARGET. That’s the name of the Game, folks! This latest attack, dubbed the Flashback Botnet, takes advantage of the fact that AppleMac users trust Java and Adobe a bit more that Apple would like. According to Dr. Web malware analyst Sorokin Ivan, the total number of infections was six hundred thousand (600,000) with (surprise!!) two hundred and seventy four (274) of them being in Cupertino, California. That’s right in the Heart of Appl...