[Linux-aus] A Current Affair Report on MyDoom Tonight

Leon Brooks leon at cyberknights.com.au
Wed Feb 4 19:20:01 UTC 2004

On Wed, 4 Feb 2004 14:49, linux-aus at amos.mailshell.com wrote:
> Leon Brooks wrote:
> There is still the point that Windows people keep making that Windows
> viruses are so abound just because it is so popular - showing that
> there are a few hundreds/thousands of viruses for Mac might weaken
> this point. 

If that were true as stated, and Macs have 5% of the total market, we 
would expect to see roughly 4200 Mac viruses. Probably as many Linux 
viruses by now, as well. Yet it ain't happening.

Cheers; Leon

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