This post is a desperate plea for peace, and for cooler heads to prevail. Over the last couple of months a scam service, MacDefender, has been propagating their “scare ware” across the internets in an attempt to 1.) sucker Mac users into buying virus protection and 2.) give Mac haters reasons to justify their ignorance.
The true danger here is to the livelihoods and wellbeing of the creators of MacDefender. Have these people a death wish? Have they not witnessed the devastating technical ninjutsu of Steve Jobs’ minions around the world? But please, Mac Zealots, do not take justice into your own hands. It’s not worth it (unless you’re at least 90% sure you won’t get caught). [Read more…]