Mac OS X is virus free: Symantec

News from The Mac Observer, Symantec's Todd Woodward says that there are no viruses for Mac OS X, and that news reports from earlier this year claiming the first Mac OS X viruses had been found were inaccurate. He says "Simply put, at the time of writing this article, there are no file-infecting viruses that can infect Mac OS X."

He also said that the infamous OSX.Leap.A was not a virus when it was actually a worm.

However, virus free today doesn't mean it will be virus free tomorrow.

For more detail, please see Symantec Security Response Weblog: Mac OS X: Viruses and Security (Todd Woodward, 13 July 2006)
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Posted by Antony at July 15, 2006 1:35 AM

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