Apple stops bragging about Macs being virus free

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  1. Waverider

    Waverider Supreme Dude TFW2005 Supporter

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    Shatterpoint Neato

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    Safe as a T-Rex with a machine gun.
     
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    Wrecker217 Heart Like a Hand Grenade

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    "Built to be safe" my ass. I just hacked my iPod Touch for the seventh time.
     
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    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    Yeah, "safe" is subjective. Most viruses were written for Windows and Internet Explorer specifically, since they were the most prevalent.

    But obviously that's changing. No reason someone couldn't just as well write a virus program to work on OSX. It's just that up until the last decade or so, a virus written for a Mac OS really wasn't going to spread since they weren't as highly used.
     
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    Any computer connected to the internet is vulnerable to viruses. PCs just happen to be more vulnerable. Mkay' Apple?
    How less safer would that be than a T-rex without a machine gun, exactly? *coughtinyhandsnopossablethumbscough*
     
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    I bet this won't stop Apple fans from using it as an argument.
     

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