Originally Posted by chevy
I just wanted to add that indeed there are no viruses that can use any OS X vulnerabitity (at least non one that I have heard of), but there are trojan horses that are mainly Unix scripts and that affect the OS X. In fact one that pops in my mind is /MW2004 that comes as a soft called "Microsoft Word OS X Web install", and in fact deletes all the user's files. AND it is rather new May 2004. anyway virex finds it.
Intrestingly enough this trojan affects only OS X and not OS 9.
Probably there are more trojans out there as it is not so difficult writing one. So the best idea probably is to shield up anyway.
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