Congratulations on your switching and you probably won't ever run into any malware. That said, I would avoid downloading from BitTorrent, P2P networks, shareware, etc that you don't feel secure about. Some one could write a nasty program to delete files. One trick is to simply not be an early downloader and to use reputable download sites like VersionTracker. Watch the comments.danny_boy said:I'm a new powerbook owner, this is my first Mac. I switched to avoid the plague of all the windows problems. My question is, do macs get any spyware, viruses, trojans? Has there been any in the history of Mac?
Why do companies sell little stickers that claim to prevent radiation from coming out of mobile phones? (and isn't the idea of trying to prevent radiation coming from a radio transmitter kind of counterproductive?)DarkNetworks said:
To make money, even though they know there aren't ANY viruses/trojans/malware/spyware/adaware for the Macs.DarkNetworks said:
Because people buy them. I don't bother wasting money, time, memory or processing power on them.DarkNetworks said:
in the first build of tiger some one figured out that they could exploit the auto-install widget "hole" in safari and thus released a 2 examples. However apple seems to have plugged that hole pretty fast.OryHara said:for some reason i remember hearing about a widget that contained some some sort of "mallware"