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What is it about success that brings out the creeps in the world? Finally, Macs are getting popular enough to become targets.

In the fall of 2007, a nasty bit of code came into the wild that changed critical domain-name server information on infected Macs. And while major viruses remain mostly a theoretical problem for Apple, Mac owners do now face threats from broader nasties like malicious cookies, spyware and keystroke loggers.

Enter Las Vegas-based SecureMac. The company makes a low-cost, small-business-ready security product called MacScan that, for $30, offers reasonable safety against the standard Mac security issues. The sad fact is, Apple users have to get over their loss of security innocence. It's only a matter of time before something truly hideous happens on these lovely machines.


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