Zombie Elvis wrote:
> It was a time of great turmoil. The strong preyed on the weak, dogs
> and cats lived together. One voice cried out in the wilderness: dave
> <Mat.firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
>> Can some kind souls enlighten me on the use of anti virus in our palm
>> i.e. do anyone use these and if so , what AV programs.
> These are utterly unnecessary. There are only two known Palm virii
> (viruses, whatever) and these are both "proof of concept virii -- that
> is they were created by antivirus companies to prove that such a thing
> is possible and have never been found "in the wild." There are also a
> couple of Trojans which depend on you being stupid enough to knowingly
> download, install, and run them so they can wreak their havoc but they
> can't spread from one Palm to another.
Same tactics were used on the PC in the old days. I don't know if this
prevailed. Viruses like pong would scare the bejesus out of you and have
you purchase protection from the same people that introduced the illiness
in the first place.
Roy S. Schestowitz