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Received my Macbook last week, no problems connecting to the internet but i'm worried about not having a Anti-Virus?

Am I safe without???

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Oh I am glad somebody mentioned this because I was wondering the same thing but I have heard from somebody else that as long as you have you firewall turnt on it should be ok...

and here's the thing exactly how do you turn the firewall on?
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Understanding and using Leopard's firewall | Macworld

AS for anti virus, we have a dedicated sticky on this one.

The Official Mac AntiVirus and Firewall FAQ

Basically there are only about 2 trojans out there but the consensus is that it is best to run a scan every now and then, I would recommend the free ClamX

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Thanks for the link, that will be real helpful.

Appreciate that.
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