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Computer viruses and worms are incredibly good at spreading themselves across the Internet, merrily infecting PCs with their dastardly payloads. But what if that payload was beneficial, rather than harmful? A Microsoft Research paper suggests these ‘friendly worms’ could be helpful – but Sophos says this is pure ‘nonsense’ – and on this we heartily agree!

Published in Fuzzy Logic
An online poll of 355 computer users by security firm Sophos shows that 93% believe Mac is set to become a big target for hackers and malware writers, sending shivers up the spine of any Mac user that still believes they’re invulnerable to the security threats that plague Windows PCs.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
The vast majority of computer users surveyed in a recent poll believe Apple Macs are in for increased attempts to compromise their security, suggesting that Macs are increasingly being viewed as a platform worthy of the attention of cyber attackers.

Published in Home Tech



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