05-26-2005, 10:36 PM #1AuDioFreaK39GuestWhat's the Best Free Antispyware Program for iBook G4?
I am new to the mac world, because I am a Windows user, but have the opportunity to set up and use an iBookG4. I want to know, however, what you thought the best free antispyware program is. I know for Windows, there are four of them that must be used simultaneously (Adaware SE, Spybot, MS Antispyware, Spyware Blaster), so if there is more than one program I must use, please let me know. Thanks in advance.
05-26-2005, 10:46 PM #2
You won't need any adware/spyware protection for you Mac. There isn't any adware or spyware to worry about. :black:__________________________________________________
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05-26-2005, 11:00 PM #3QuantumwebGuest
05-27-2005, 01:03 AM #4mangoSharinganGuest
At the moment there ain't....
05-27-2005, 09:54 AM #5
windows is like the matrix, forget what you know your in the mac world now.. no spyware
05-27-2005, 10:11 AM #6TelGuest
This thread made me smile :mac:
05-27-2005, 02:26 PM #7Abira_KamGuest
....... he.(laughing).... macos is the most protected os.....but ...widget is a good chance to infect mac ))))
05-27-2005, 02:59 PM #8Originally Posted by Abira_Kam
05-27-2005, 06:42 PM #9
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The best AntiSpyware tool that comes free with every new mac is OS X.
No Spyware. No Viruses. With included Firewall.
Don't bother with any anti-* programs, they're a complete waste of money for most users.
Anti-Spyware for mac is complete rubbish and anti-virus programs only make sense if you're worried about manually passing on PC Viruses (that can't hurt your mac and would have to be manually transferred by the user).
05-27-2005, 07:49 PM #10
i used virex with panther. has anyone used it with tiger yet?
05-27-2005, 09:55 PM #11
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i tried to install virex once and i got the kernel panic and it did want to boot. had to archive and re-install, all was saved accept for the admin account settings.
this thread also made me happy to have my mac cause i spent most of my spare time this week re-loading a PC laptop and trying to get anti-virus for my PC.
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