trojan problem

Eric Dunbar eric.dunbar at
Fri Jan 27 15:52:19 UTC 2006

> The lack of viruses for Mac System in the 80s could have also been
> because there were fewer "script kiddies" or malicious hackers around
> writing for 680x0 and Mac System. Using the tools available in the
> late 80s, it was much harder to write for GUI (Mac System) than it was
> for DOS. So, if you had the skills to put together a GUI app you'd
> also be more likely to be earning an income (but, on average, you also
> were more likely to have more skill than a CLUI programmer) and you
> wouldn't have time for viruses anyway (perhaps as proof of concept
> though).

Never mind. I'm sure there's some valid reasoning in there, but, it
doesn't fit with the rest of my train of thought! (and, I'm not about
to try to make use of the thesis just now since I've gotta go do other

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