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Old April 24, 2012, 04:24 PM
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Default Sophos: Some Macs Carry a Chlamydia-Like Risk for Windows PCs

A new study by security researchers at Sophos Systemsí shows that Mac OS X isnít as secure as many think, and may be a risk to Windows systems when used in the same environment.

Read more here: Sophos: Some Macs Carry a Chlamydia-Like Risk for Windows PCs | Hardware Canucks
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Old April 24, 2012, 10:50 PM
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Thunder Bay is the chlamydia capital of canada and let me be the first to say if mac's are carrying anything like chlamydia they are evil and should be avoided at all costs lol
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And you know what? Linux presents the same risk when used in the same environment as Windows. :/
I should also add that putting stuff onto a Mac from a Windows box can also be risky!

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