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I recently received an e-mail suggesting that Apple products are no longer immune from viruses. The individual didn't give chapter and verse for specific examples. Before I reply I would appreciate any feedback other Mac Forum users may have.

I would also like to know if Wifi repeaters are automatically protected by the same password encryption as the Wifi router to which they are associated. Also are WPA & WPA2 the latest and most secure protection? If so what is the difference between the two?
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I'm so tired.

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In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.
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Delete the email. WiFi repeaters need the password of the current network to get onto it and repeat unless they are just signal boosters. Information about WPA and WPA2

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Nothing is immune from viruses (if history is anything to go by) but there are no widely circulated ones available for OS X.

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Delete the email. WiFi repeaters need the password of the current network to get onto it and repeat unless they are just signal boosters. Information about WPA and WPA2
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