4153Re: [wpmac] Free anti-virus software for OSX
- Sep 1, 2007--- In email@example.com, "Randy B. Singer" <randy@...> wrote:
> > They're harmless on the Mac unless you pass them along to anotherThat's true.
> > Windows user. A Mac can spread Microsoft macro viruses to PCs as
> > fast as a PC can.
> No, it can't; at least not if a normal user is involved. Many PC
> viruses, and almost all of the ones that show up on a Mac, are self-
> propagating. Since PC viruses don't run on a Mac, they can't mail
> themselves out. That has to be done manually by the user for the
> virus to spread.
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