So just how does it spread through iChat? Wouldn't you have to download something first? And is this just for the Macs with the INTEL chip? If so, you can see now why some of us will never buy a Mac with an INTEL chip...already it brings the same problems as Windows users have... Such a shame Apple is on the downslide to mediocrity. On Feb 17, 2006, at 2:51 PM, carwesg at aol.com wrote: > The worm is called OSX/Leap-A, according to a posting on the Web > site of the antivirus software company Sophos, which said the worm > was spread via Apple's iChat instant messaging program.