This article is from the Viruses and the Mac FAQ, by David Harley D.Harley@icrf.icnet.uk with numerous contributions by others.
This document is intended to help individuals with computer
virus-related problems and queries, and clarify the issue
of computer viruses on Macintosh platforms. It should *not* be
regarded as being in any sense authoritative, and has no legal
standing. The authors accept no responsibility for errors or
omissions, or for any ill effects resulting from the use of any
information contained in this document.
Corrections and additional material are welcome, especially if
kept polite.... Contributions will, if incorporated, remain the
copyright of the contributor, and credited accordingly within
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