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eWeek: Mac and Linux Not Immune to Viruses

Nov 02, 2004, 23:30 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Larry Seltzer)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"It's easy for administrators and computing professionals to get frustrated with users for all kinds of reasons, but security has to be one of the biggest reasons these days.

"Let's consider the recent release of a malicious script for Mac OS X. This script itself is not really much of a threat because it has no means of propagation, but as a Mac admin I'd take that as small comfort. The script is a tool for building genuine worms with social engineering as the front door..."

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