[funsec] Blackworm: those who forget the past...
drsollyp at drsolly.com
Sun Jan 29 10:10:43 CST 2006
On Sat, 28 Jan 2006, Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah wrote:
> Date sent: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 19:09:37 -0500
> From: TheGesus <thegesus at gmail.com>
> > At the time, I was surrounded by Macs at work, and at home I ran a
> > BBS.
> I recall, slightly before that time, that there were relatively few Mac viruses in
> comparison to those on DOS--but Mac environments had infection rates that we,
> in the DOS world, never thought possible ...
I recall, back then, thinking that this might have to do with the fact
that macs had a lot of auto-execute stuff, whereas Dos didn't. Windows, of
course, has rectified this security flaw imbalance.
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