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Smart users don't get viruses either. Lol.
This.
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post #32 of 63
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Yet Apple was still first to fall even when people have had decades to hack Windows.
Not all Windows OSes are the same.
Since you are talking about decades, Windows 3.0 (Released 1990) has no relation to more current Windows OSes such as XP or 7.
Edited by sLowEnd - 3/16/11 at 7:53pm
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post #33 of 63
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Smart users don't get viruses either. Lol.
This entirely. I haven't had virus protection installed in over five years. It's almost completely a user issue I'd say.
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Not all Windows OSes are the same.
Since you are talking about decades, Windows 3.1 (Released 1992) has no relation to more current Windows OSes such as XP or 7.
I wasn't saying they're all interconnected. But just that the fact that the Apple users in here were complaining that the hack was probably developed for months and months as to justify why it was so damn easy.

Win 7 has been around for how long? A year and a half? Then what makes it take longer for an OS they've had a year and a half to work on?
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lol always fun watching apple fanboys defend OSX....
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security through obscurity... the apple way!
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post #37 of 63
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This entirely. I haven't had virus protection installed in over five years. It's almost completely a user issue I'd say.
It's not entirely user error...
Yes, you don't need a heavy antivirus if you have a halfway decent IQ and know how to safely use a computer, but every now and then we stumble on something insecure.
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Edited by _GTech - 3/16/11 at 11:24pm
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Uhh, no... I don't care how many times in a row. The fact is, it takes weeks and months to develop these hacks.
Good thing Apple pumps out regular security patches then.

Oh wait..
    
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And the first Windows hack/ virus dates back to when?

Yet Apple was still first to fall even when people have had decades to hack Windows.

Your argument makes little to no sense. The fact that it could be done in 5 seconds which wasn't accomplished on a Windows machine is what is astounding.

Especially when all Mac users are going to spew crap about how much more malware is written for Windows. Well then, why didn't Windows get screwed first?

Oh that's right, it isn't OSX.
What argument are you talking about? I made no argument. I simply said, it would've taken weeks, if not months, to develop the hack.
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Good thing Apple pumps out regular security patches then.

Oh wait..
They release security updates when necessary.
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