Rich Mogull, an independent security consultant and writer, finds it hard to recommend Mac antivirus tools for most consumers.
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There is malware about that can harm your Mac, but if you use common sense precautions, there’s no real need to worry. Here are the details.
The first bit of malware for Mac OS X has appeared. It’s a file named latestpics.tgz.
While a virus will simply “arrive” in an email or on an infected disc, you generally need to go and get a trojan, or someone will deliberately send it to you.
If an alert pops up on your Mac asking for your permission or password to do something then stop and think about it before just clicking OK.