updated 12:25 pm EST, Mon January 16, 2006
Mac malware plausible
Viruses tailored for Macs are uncommon, but belief of infalibility leaves users exposed to attack, according to a new BBC column. Comprising only about four percent of the personal PC market, Mac users don't prove to be a popular target, as much of the motivation for creating malware is its widespread effect. The first known virus, the against once common illnesses-- it works better when everyone does it. "Any Mac user who believes they are totally safe is being reckless with their files and personal information. What's worse, they are also being reckless with mine."