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Old 04-25-2010, 11:39 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by DarthSlinky View Post
I am sorry to rain on your mac parade but any computer can get a virus, windows is just more common (or more well known) because its the most common OS. Linux can, heck your phone and your cars on-board computer could.
Exactly, but put yourself in a hackers shoes. Your looking at a percentage of people who use a certain OS. 90% of computer users use Windows instead of Linux or Mac. If you wanted to infect and gather sensitive data on more people, you'd want to go for the Windows users, because more people use Windows than any other Operating System.
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