Posts Tagged ‘OS X vulnerabilities’

Anti-virus for MacThe inquisitive minds must be wondering just how safe are Macs from malware such as viruses and stealth keyloggers.

If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say that Macs are way more secure than Windows, I’d have made it into Forbe’s list of richest people in the world a long time ago. Yes, Apple’s line of computers and laptops are less prone to getting compromised, but the tendency to do so is very much there. Even at this very moment, Mac users in Tibet are reportedly vulnerable to a malware that can possibly spy on their systems. Even though the threat is currently limited to frequent users of an anti-China website, it is a reminder of the fact that OS X is not infallible.

The inquisitive minds must be wondering just how safe are Macs from malware such as viruses and stealth keyloggers. In order to find an answer to this million-dollar question, there are a number of factors and features that must be explored. (more…)