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Finally! Rotten Apple FTW!
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just finished restoring my buddy's iPhone after the installation of one (questionable) app...
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post #23 of 89
Quote:
Originally Posted by XNine View Post
You can't fix a user's stupidity. Make something idiot-proof and someone will make an even better idiot. A Super Idiot.
"The biggest mistake engineers make when designing completely foolproof systems is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."

My favourite quote.

This isn't anything unexpected, I got a couple of those this month on my PC, one of them was actually fairly convincing, I can see why people fall for it. To be honest it was only a matter of time before someone targeted macs.

Mac users are learning a long overdue lesson the hard way: Obscurity isn't security.
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post #24 of 89
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Originally Posted by sdla4ever View Post
funny because I still have never seen a infected mac computer with anything, matter a fact I don't think I have ever seen a mac OS that needed to be reinstalled or cleaned lol. But hey stuff on the Internet is pure truth
"I've never seen it, so it must not be happening."

I would also like to point out that your post is on the internet now, so it is also "pure truth."

This post is just like one big paradox of stupid.
    
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post #25 of 89
Nothing special. See it happen to people on all Operating Systems.

Some people are special and need help. That's why Bestbuys "Geek Squad" does so well.
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post #26 of 89
Quote:
Many frustrated Mac users think their Mac is impervious to viruses and think this is a real warning from Apple.
Implying that macs are indeed impervious to viruses?
post #27 of 89
im no fan of apple but this is the same bs you deal with pc ppl dont know any better. The only real difference is apple users arent used to this sort of thing......well apple you wanted to be mainstream WELCOME!
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post #28 of 89
This is so funny. All the dumb people with those windows XP and vista computers who thought getting a mac was a good idea because they thought they were virus proof are learning the truth the hard way.
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About user stupidity:

Quote:
EB: Have any of the customers that you helped paid money to the Mac Defender pushers?

AC: My calls? No. However, the rep that works next to me has had a few people who have. It kept “denying their card” and asking them to put another in. One person ended up trying five different cards. I’m going to assume criminals now have ahold of the info.
I've nothing else to say...
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post #30 of 89

I'm not trying to burst anyones bubble, but things like this is why most of the non-Mac users are lol'ing right now.


It's the smug little attitude being rapidly deflated that strikes us as funny. I laughed. Sorry...but I did.
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