The article did not offer any technical info so I didn't bookmark it. I
came across it while surfing for very different info. Here are a couple
links to ponder...
>Frank, can you tell us where to find that article about Macs? I've
>always thought that it's only a matter of time before hackers start
>having their fun with us, too. Especially since with their new
>marketing scheme, they're getting pretty popular. Yikes.
>thanks - Kapi
>> >I don't know whether this is anything truly dangerous, but it is a
>>to everyone. Just because the message is from a recognizable name, don't
>>assume it's legit.<
>>This is a good point Amelia. I have begun to regularly get e-mail from
>>myself. Not really. But somewhere along the line some automated hacker's
>>code has found my name in someone's address book and began pasting my name
>>into the sender's field.
>>Bottomline.... don't click on anything unless you know exactly who its
>>from, what it is, and are expecting it. Also update your security patches
>>regularly! and use a firewall if you are connected through a broadband
>>And MAC users beware. A recent article debunked a popular myth. Apparently
>>the MAC OS has as many security holes as a PC. The hackers don't bother
>>with them only because they are looking for points for HOW MANY machines
>>are infected. Since there are far fewer MACs out there, they turn their eye
>>to Windows. One day someone is going to decide to try and mess with the
>>uncommon MAC. And a lot of people who never took those security notices
>>seriously are going to be sore.
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