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Malware, Not Just For PC’S
Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 02:10 Written by Laddie13 Tuesday, 15 May 2012 02:09
As much as I love Apple products like the iPhone or iPod, I’ve always been a PC girl. One thing that I hear from Mac users is that they are not as susceptible to viruses. This may well be true but last month it was discovered that over 600,000 Mac computers have been infected with the Flashback malware. Surely to Apple and the ever-growing Mac community this has come as a surprise and disappointment.
Apple’s Mac operating system has largely gone unaffected by the malicious programs that have plagued PC’s. Apple is now asking for help from computer security firm Kaspersky to strengthen the OS’s security, looks like Apple is finally realizing their operating system is much more vulnerable than they first thought.. Kapersky’s chief technology officer Nikolai Grebennikov has stated that the Mac OS platform is “really vulnerable,” and that Apple up until recently failed to take the security issue seriously. Read more: Malware, Not Just For PC’S