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'Flashback' Mac Malware: One More Reason to Switch to Linux

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Given the vast numbers of Macs that are apparently infected with the Flashback Trojan malware, it's not at all surprising to see that sales of Mac security software are now skyrocketing.

Of course, after finally admitting to the problem, Apple is now reportedly working on a fix--and Kaspersky already has one.

But if I were a Mac user, I'd be nervous too. After all, Macs have long been billed by many as the secure alternative for those wary of the near-constant malware attacks on Windows.

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