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Debunking the Myth: Macs Don’t Get Viruses

An iMac with an image of a virus onscreen.

For the second time in the past year, the Mac operating system has been the target of widespread malware attack.  (See Debunking the Myth Part 1 from May 2011.)  A recent article from the Sophos Security Blog asks and answers the question “Are Macs safer than PCs?“, in light of the recent “Flashback” malware outbreak.

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