Rich Mogull @ TIDBITS.COM posts:
Five Tips For Reading Mac Security Stories
Divided into these topics, it's a good read for any Mac owner.
• Is the Story Based on a Vendor Press Release?
• Is the Story Really New?
• What's the Mechanism of Action?
• Does the Story Defend Mac Security Based Solely on History?
• You Can Do It
I'm asked often, "Did you hear about that new virus that's going around on Macs?" or "Do you think I'm affected by that new virus that's going around?"
Trust me ... when a virus or malware hits the Mac platform it will be international news that you will hear almost as much as the OJ trial about ... people think when I say that ... I'm exaggerating. I may be - but only slightly.
* Thanks to Daring Fireball