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Posts tagged “antivirus

Sophos pimps free AV for Macs

One of the stupidest utterances to ever come out of Apple has been the “you don’t need antivirus!” lie. Macs being invulnerable to malware makes for great marketing material, but the fact is that it is a bold-faced lie. Surely Steve Jobs and his minions would never lie, would they. Damn right they do. Frequently. Their attack ads against Windows (rather than extolling the virtues of OS X, of which there are many) are full of them too.

Anyway, I didn’t start this out as a rant against the distortion-field-dwellers in Cupertino. I love my OS X boxes. I really do. Sometimes I kinda hate Apple though, not the least of which due to how douchey they can be about security. (more…)