Mac Virus - Reliable source

Sarah Reichelt sarah.reichelt at
Fri Apr 17 04:01:38 EDT 2009

The only viruses/worms so far for Mac OS X have all been written by
manufacturers of anti-virus software trying to demonstrate that their
products are necessary. And even then, they all relied on people
entering their user name & password when requested by some unknown
piece of software, and none of them have ever propagated in the Mac

Instead of paying for anti-virus software, I would recommend just
being cautious and checking any time you are asked for your password.


On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 4:15 PM, Jim Bufalini <jim at> wrote:
> Mac Users,
> Mac must be garnering enough market share to attract the attention of the
> bad guys. This notice came to me via email from PC Tools, who are the
> manufacturers of Spyware Doctor, Registry Mechanic, etc. A legitimate
> company with very legitimate anti-virus software for PC, and I guess now for
> Mac:
> _8hm_uLm_TCTX_9NlmhtLkl_vgspgLE.26f7beEINMFoHPHppDkkDJht
>> Keep yourself covered from the latest threats
> Aloha from Hawaii,
> Jim Bufalini
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