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Old 05-09-2007, 06:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Surge In Mac Users Bad For Security?

I wish it would jump to 50% so the MAC users will see just how vulnerable they are, just as vulnerable as Windows, I cant wait




Surge In Mac Users Bad For Security?
Can the recent surge in people using a Mac, up from 3% to 6%, make them a target for hackers? The author of this editorial seems to think that, while the number of Mac users is still too low to make them a “demographic worth targeting”, the upswing in Mac users could eventually make them a target.

According to web metric analysts WebSideStory and Net Applications, the number of people surfing the web in the US on a Mac doubled over the past eight months. This represents an increase from a long-term flat-line of about 3% to around 6%. Switching from the PowerPC to Intel CPUs has been good to Apple.


» Surge in Mac users good for Apple, not so good for security | Hardware 2.0 | ZDNet.com
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the best part..is hearing all the mac geeks deny it..
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Default Re: Surge In Mac Users Bad For Security?

This is false! Lies!

If someone wants to do something badly enough, it will be done. It's just a matter of how fast Apple can pop out Security Updates.

(At the moment, quite frequently.)
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