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Anyone using Sophos Anti-virus 7.3.4C? Do you like it? Do you feel protected? I just installed it after my friend insisted I get it and try it, It did find a malicious Trojan Horse which I thought Macs were immune to, I guess the growing popularity of the Apple brand is attracting Mac Hackers now as well. Any feedback positive or negative is welcome thanks...
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What's the name of the Trojan Horse it found?
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OK, thanks. Here's the information regarding this trojan (and it is a Mac trojan) LINK.
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Once again make sure you uncheck 'Open safe files after downloading' box at the foot of Safari Preferences > General. Does need authority to run the trojan.

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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