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As I was just about to walk out of the Apple store yesterdaywith new notebook in hand, I mentioned to the sales guy that I forgot to get an Anti-virus\ firewall and spyware software. He just looked at me and said,,,Sir you own a Mac now, don't worry anymore.
Now keep in mind he was suggesting every possible add on product you could think of as I was buying my notebook, so why would he note even begin to suggest add on software unless it really is true that I don't need either protection.
What do you guys think??? I feel a little naked surfing the web like this..

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It's true - for the moment.

There are no known Mac OS X virii in the wild, and Mac OS is currently immune to spyware.

This might change in a few years, who knows. But for now?

You're absolutely worry-free, ne?
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::shudders at the use of the word 'virii':: :black:

It is true. Currently there are no viruses for Mac OS X, and there haven't been any for it since its release almost five years ago.

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off topic: i think somewhere that virii was the improper way to say viruses.. i think..
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off topic: i think somewhere that virii was the improper way to say viruses.. i think..
Here is an explanation about it...though off topic :cool:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plural_of_virus
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