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Cybercrime Game Theory: Why Apple’s Malware Grace Period Ended Early

It was always just a matter of time until malware writers started targeting Macs. Until suddenly, time was up–much sooner than expected. The Flashback Trojan that infected 700,000 Macs at its peak earlier this month represents a rude awakening for users who long believed their computers to be immune from the kind of malicious software [...]
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