[unisog] AV for MACS
nigel at cofa.unsw.edu.au
Mon Dec 6 19:54:06 GMT 2004
On 07/12/2004, at 5:47 AM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
>> Platform Total attacks Attacks/day Attacks/hour
>> XP SP1 139,024 8,177 341
>> OS X 138,647 8,155 339
> All that tells *ME* is that the attacks most likely don't bother
> the target before being launched, because 95% of the time, the target
> will be
> Windows. I'll place bets that the vast majority of the 8,155 "attacks"
> on OSX
> had some variety of Windows payload attached to them.
That's how I feel about this too.
My Debian box on cable at home often gets a hundred attacks an hour,
and the vast majority of these are Windows specific.
Nigel Kersten Systems Administrator
College of Fine Arts, UNSW Sydney, Australia.
CRICOS Provider Code: 00098G
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