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Malware

A plague that has long lain dormant is that malware for Mac OS X. The personal computer operating system from Apple has the reputation to be a secure platform. Viruses, worms, Trojans and other pests that plague Windows for years, are hardly touched on Mac OS X. But that does not mean that there is no malware. There is simply much less malware on this platform.

Why? Partly because OS X from the ground up with certain security ingrained, user default not when administrator work. Simultaneously lacked Apple’s operating system until recently few layers of protection that Windows already has. But the Mac is less, thus less interesting for malware creators, provides another explanation.

Cybercriminals target now also specifically on the Mac. As with the Flashback malware, which first occurred as an update for Adobe Flash for (more…)

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