Yes, the market share is low. No, that's not the reason that viruses
don't work on anything but Microsoft systems.
It's fine if you enjoy wallowing in Windows-world. Really. It is. But
pretending you understand why the security situation is the way it is,
when you attribute it to market share, just waves your ignorance like a
Short version: Windows allows users and their processes to change system
files. MacOSX and any other unix-based OS, do not. Short, sweet, and to
It may be what is called 'phishing' the huntsville site is really a blind to
fool you, the link probably goes elsewhere. They want to trick you into
revealing your details and by using a familiar site hope to lure you into
The network messages themselves are stopped in a windows machine by diabling
the "Messenger" service. No idea how to do that on a Mac, try searching the
help for messenger or messages.
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