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Old 02-17-2006, 12:49 AM   #1
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Old 02-17-2006, 12:51 AM   #2
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OUchies... that sucks for them. I guess the only way to go now is linux, huh?
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Old 02-17-2006, 12:52 AM   #3
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Linux is the best. Tux 0wnz all! muahahahaha!!!!
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Old 02-17-2006, 12:59 AM   #4
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Mac OS X is still way safer than Windows. Linux is pretty nice, but I like Windows' compatability.
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Old 02-17-2006, 01:09 AM   #5
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OUchies... that sucks for them. I guess the only way to go now is linux, huh?
Given to the school of experiance, I look at it this way.
Given enough time and resourses some one will figure out how to muck up linux...
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Old 02-17-2006, 01:11 AM   #6
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Err... Mac OS X runs on a freeBSD backend. Which is basically *Nix. So you could technically say MAC OS X is *Nix with Apple's GUI and applications. Sure there's a few minor differences but it's pretty much still *Nix.

Viruses, trojans, worms, or whatever is/can be written for all platforms.
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Old 02-17-2006, 01:11 AM   #7
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A malicious program that could be the first Trojan in the wild to target Apple Computer's Mac OS X operating system has been discovered, security experts confirmed Thursday.
Doesn't this title contradict itself?

"...malicious program that could be the first..."

"...experts confirmed Thursday."

So they confirmed that it could be the first Trojan? Wow! Amazing results!
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Doesn't this title contradict itself?

"...malicious program that could be the first..."

"...experts confirmed Thursday."

So they confirmed that it could be the first Trojan? Wow! Amazing results!
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Old 02-17-2006, 01:43 AM   #9
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I know, great work their doing over there.


Not ever using Linux, I know enough to know that it isnt compatible with any games. I would rather get viruses and have fun then not get viruses and not have fun.
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Old 02-17-2006, 01:46 AM   #10
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Good luck with that... I'd rather have my important data safe that would enable me to live in my home than have fun and have to move out in the end... either that or have to start all over again.
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