ITunes major cause of virus infections?

At my company, the "Corporate Compliance Officer" made this statement,
"First and foremost, download sites such as iTunes are one of the major causes of virus infections."
This got me thinking: Is he right or is he just blowing smoke? Has anyone compiled a statistic on this? I would love to disprove this statement. Therefore, does anyone have any ammunition for me to use because iTunes URL is now being blocked due to this reasoning?
Thanks for your help.
PowerMac G5 Mac OS X (10.4.8)

Complete rot. The iTunes Music Store has never been shown to be a source of any type of virus or other infection (a few video iPods recently have shipped with a Windows worm copied on them - sloppy security precautions by the manufacturing plant, clearly- but that's a different issue). In fact, I'd rate is as just about impossible, since all the tracks and videos on the iTunes Music Store are in a copy-protected format that would be very difficult to infect with any sort of virus payload.
I think your "compliance officer" is thinking of peer-to-peer sites such as Limewire and is either mistakenly lumping the iTunes Music Store in with them or is just badly misinformed.

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