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    News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    A recent post on Apple?s support site recommends the use of multiple antivirus utilities on Macs.
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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    So what exactly happened to...?
    http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=M3Z386vXrt4

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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    Lmao

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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    Quote Originally Posted by Powderhound View Post
    So what exactly happened to...?
    http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=M3Z386vXrt4
    Simple. All apple adverts in the past years have been full of ****, yet suckers still believe it.
    "In a perfect world... spammers would get caught, go to jail, and share a cell with many men who have enlarged their penises, taken Viagra and are looking for a new relationship."

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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    a tool can be open to abuse?

    who would of thought it. Of course its not true.

    Morons.
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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    As OS X increases in popularity, people will figure out vulnerabilities. It's bound to happen sooner or later ... a zero-day vuln that someone exploits...

    I purchased a Mac for exactly the reason that it's safer than Windows ... not because it is 100% safe. But I did believe at that time that I wouldnt need antivirus...

    Sucks !

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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    harshw, the most "functionally complete" minority OS i've ever used is RISC OS on the acorn.

    It has VERY little market share, ever. It has anti-virus software for the nasty programs out there.

    But its not designed well from a security point of view, its far, far to easy for one program, to interfere with another and the kernel.

    The problem is apple has long ignored this, their ad campaigns went to further this myth.
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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    So now Mac have no real advertisement angles except to just say Mac is better lol. I suppose they could start raving about EFI but i doubt 99% of people would understand.

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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    Quote Originally Posted by Powderhound View Post
    So what exactly happened to...?
    http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=M3Z386vXrt4


    Ironic eh

    Loving this youtube comment

    I wouldnt be laughing if I was a Mac user, because on its website, it says that they recommend getting an antivirus for your Mac. Look whos talking now, mactards.

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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    haha, mactards that is funny.

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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    Quote Originally Posted by Biscuit View Post
    So now Mac have no real advertisement angles except to just say Mac is better lol. I suppose they could start raving about EFI but i doubt 99% of people would understand.
    A superior user interface?

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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    Quote Originally Posted by Biscuit View Post
    So now Mac have no real advertisement angles except to just say Mac is better lol. I suppose they could start raving about EFI but i doubt 99% of people would understand.
    Macs : They look cool!

    The only difference between a Mac and a PC now are the funky cases and EFI....and you can emulate the EFI anyway
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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    and imo cases from silverstone et al are better looking anyways.

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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    Not to turn this into a debate but ...

    I like the Apple style and form. On the other hand, I think Windows Explorer is better than Finder.

    I like the fact that installing and de-installing apps on OS X is so much easier than on Windows. On the other hand, doing stuff out of the ordinary is even more arcane than doing it on Linux

    So OSX has its good and bad points, I think it is as good as Vista, I dont see any one of them being clearly superior than the other

    And yes, there are computers out there far better looking than Macs

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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    Quote Originally Posted by harshw View Post
    And yes, there are computers out there far better looking than Macs
    and powerful, yet cheaper.

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    Re: News - Apple seeds Mac antivirus market

    Quote Originally Posted by Steve B View Post
    A superior user interface?
    Matter of opinion really. I too prefer MacOSX interface as i have a macbook pro but i know dozens of people who disagree. Now they cant boast the non virus aspect (not that they ever really could in all fairness) thats another notch off their superiority chart.

    Seems to me that it depends which line of work you are in, office type people, gamers and custom build enthusiasts prefer windows but media type people tend to prefer macs. I dont claim this to be fact just what i seen so far.

    Far better looking, again a matter of opinion and i would tend to agree. I think macs look realy cool, and whilst there may be better tower cases than the powermac is there any integrated systems such as the Imac or any of the laptop range which even come cose to apples style?

    Emulating EFI - only reason you would do that is if you where to run OSX on your PC hardware which is actually illegal. Otherwise it still has to run through bios to do the same thing anyway.

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