Apple Advises Customers to Use Antivirus Software

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Having 2 anti-virus programs install is usually bad isn't it. On a PC multiple anti-virus tend to conflict and cause false postives.
 

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[citation][nom]cruiseoveride[/nom]Anti-virus is just propaganda. Like the Windows blackouts. They just want you to think you are being safe.[/citation]

How do you figure? Go download porn and pirated software on the web and on bittorrent for a few hours on a machine w/out A/V and then do it on a machine with A/V. One machine will, strangely, be running much better. (although it will bother you incessantly saying that its busy deleting some file out of your Temporary Internets Files folder or...something about a virus?...i dunno) :)

They may not be perfect, hell...the A/V companies may write the viruses themselves. Either way, the viruses exist and the A/V will stop many of them... so.....

Man, talk about making baseless statements!
 
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I don't think they meant "install all 3 on one machine". I think they want several vendors so that one virus cant get to EVERY mac.

If they recommend one vendor (and everyone used them), and a virus creator discovered a work around for that one vendor, every MAC could be hit.
 

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[citation][nom]Debunker[/nom]5. DISEASE MANAGEMENT. Antimalware fight has gone into professional status long ago. People are paid for fighting the malware. They have families and wishes, supported by that payments. No malware - no payment. This is the reason why all proprietary commercial systems will always be and keep "high malware compatibility".[/citation]
Wait, you honestly think that anti-malware companies are actively promoting malware just to stay in business? Like, they could get rid of it if they really wanted to?

Does that sound ludicrous to anybody else?
 
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