Thursday, April 23, 2009

Experts: Malicious program targets Macs -

Experts: Malicious program targets Macs - "It seems that as sleek Mac computers become more popular, they're also more sought-after targets for the authors of harmful programs.

'The bad guys generally go toward the biggest target, what will get them the biggest bang for their buck,' said Kevin Haley, a director of security response at Symantec.

Until recently, the big target always was Microsoft Windows, and Apple computers were protected by 'relative obscurity,' he said.

But blogs are buzzing this week about what two Symantec researchers have called the first harmful computer program to strike specifically at Mac."


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