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Subject: Re: Because I care about the friends Ive made here!
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On Saturday, 27 January 2018 19:34:51 UTC-5, David B.  wrote:
> On 27/01/2018 23:37, PeterN wrote:
> > On 1/27/2018 2:08 PM, nospam wrote:
> >> In article<p4ijki0aiv@news6.newsguy.com>, PeterN
> >> <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote:
> >>
> >>>> In article <yL1bC.797477$ll3.431890@fx12.fr7>, David B.
> >>>><DavidB@nomail.afraid.org> wrote:
> >>>>> Look what's been found!
> >>>>
> >>>> that you're a troll who hasn't any clue about the crap he posts.
> >>>>
> >>>>> https://www.virustot
> >>>>
> >>>>> Views invited.
> >>>>
> >>>> bad idea.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> Why?
> >>
> >> because he's a troll who has a stick up his ass about mac malware and
> >> doesn't understand the links he posts, even posting links that cause
> >> harm to users and going so far as claiming that anti-malware utilities
> >> actually install malware rather than remove it.
> >>
> >> nothing is 100% secure, but unless people install unknown apps from
> >> untrusted sources, there is essentially no risk for malware on the mac.
> >>
> > 
> > That may be true. What you say about installing unknown apps, is true on 
> > PC's as well. The greedy guys who look for free, or low cost 
> > installation keys are only asking for a problem.
> 
> If you goes here https://www.clamxav.com and install the software, how 
> can you be sure that you are going to be PROTECTING your Apple computer, 
> not INSTALLING malware?
> 
> Always wondering.
> 
> -- 
> David B.
> 
>
https://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/mac-software/do-macs-get-viruses-d...

There have always been stories of infection from download sites like CNET.  Don't know how common it
is, I try to avoid using them or app stores, etc.