Attacks on Apple’s OS X operating system, thought by many who use
the Mac to be virtually immune from hackers, are on the rise, according
to a report from Symantec, an anti-virus software vendor.
to popular belief, the Macintosh operating system has not always been a
safe haven from malicious code," said the report, which was issued on
Monday. "It is now clear that the Mac OS is increasingly becoming a
target for the malicious activity that is more commonly associated with
Microsoft and various Unix-based operating systems."