Mac attack a load of crap

Thursday, 23 February 2006, 9:01 AM EST

All the Mac viruses and security holes in the news are overblown. They're news only because of their novelty, not the threat they pose. The Leap-A malware was a poorly-programmed Trojan horse that relied on "social engineering," or trickery to perform its nasty function. There's a simple way to protect against this kind of threat - common sense - and in testament to this, a lot of people didn't fall for it.

At Wired.

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