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>> Viruses are not a fact of life for Mac users. Talk to anyone who uses or services Macs; you'll be hard-pressed to find anyone who's even seen an OSX virus. Whereas for Windows power-users, cleaning viruses for friends/parents is practically a rite of passage.

That's because the market share of Mac is so small that no smart virus developer would even bother wasting their time creating one.

On the other hand, create a powerful virus for Windows and the next day your on CNN.

These days I think you'd be much MORE likely to get press coverage for a virus that targets OS X than for one that targets Windows.

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