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Re: COMP: Virus

From what I saw on a virus-related newsgroup over a year ago,
Macs are not immune, but viruses that can infect both a PC and
a MAC are very rare if they exist at all.  This might have changed
since then, though.

----- Original Message -----
From: "wmoores" <wmoores@watervalley.net>
To: <iris-talk@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2001 7:55 AM
Subject: RE: [iris-talk] COMP: Virus

> On 1 Dec 01, at 9:50, wmoores wrote:
> > Dennis, I knoweth not if Macs are immune.   I have not been around a Mac
> > in more than sixteen years, when I left school teachin'.  They were just
> > getting a lab at that time and there were Apples in there.  Everywhere
> > else I have worked have had pc's and all of my local friends have pc's.
> > My cousin at St. Louis U. has an IMac in her office.
> >
> > This virus is wicked because it can go around the anti-virus
> > protectors.  I got it again from Kitty Loberg.  And, this one called bad
> > trans is not in an attachment.  If it is sent to you, then you got it,
> > Norton can kill it.  I have killed it three times.  Thus far, nobody has
> > said I have sent it to them.  This is the first virus I have gotten from
> > list.
> >
> >
> > WeeWee
> >
> > On 1 Dec 01, at 10:14, Dennis Kramb wrote:
> >
> > > I am on an iMac and I don't have any anti-virus software.  Are all
> > > viruses PC-related or do they attack Mac's too?  I've never had a
> > > problem---that I know of! -- Dennis Kramb; dkramb@badbear.com
> > > Cincinnati, Ohio USA; USDA Zone 6 http://www.badbear.com/dkramb/

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