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Things that happen every four years: Olympic Games, Presidential elections, and now new Mac ransomware

45RPM Silver badge

Seriously? It’s not a virus. And if you don’t know the difference between the various types of malware that might affect your computer, you’re probably in the wrong business. But don’t worry - MacDonalds are beginning to open up again and I’m sure that they’ll snap you up.

Besides, there are viruses for the Mac. Not many, but they do exist. As far as I’m aware, there are no worms though (another thing for you to look up) - and whilst I’m prepared to be proved wrong on that, I really hope that I’m not.

As for trojans (which is what this is, ultimately), well yes. Lots. They rely on human fallibility, and it’s not really possible to defend against that.

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