Q: Avie, is it true that Mac’s are now being targeted by Malware? I thought it wasn’t possible to infect a Mac and what can I do to protect myself if this is true?
A:It was only a matter of time for the number of Macs in the marketplace to reach a point where it would be attractive for hackers to attack them. No, Macs are not impossible to infect and if a person is not careful while surfing, they can easily stumble upon a site or link that can introduce the possibility of infection. The first Mac Malware is showing up as “MacDefender” or some variant of this. Read all about how to protect your Safari browser from automatically running it and what to do to remove it if you have already allowed it to enter your Mac:
MacDefender malware protection and removal guide My Anti-Virus guidebook offers up both free and commercial Mac Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware products. Use the “Find it Fast” links above or on http://www.aSKaVIE.com to get more info.