After being a PC user for most of my life, I just can’t help but feel a little bit exposed without any kind of antivirus on my shiny new Mac. I mean, I’ve heard it ad nauseum that the Mac just isn’t as prone to attacks as PCs are, but I for one just find that hard to believe.
It is a computer that connects to the Internet after all; there has to be some level of risk there. According to this site, there are regular updates to address new Trojan horses, and other security violations and threats, so obviously Apple is taking this seriously.
Many industry ‘experts’ are starting to think that maybe antivirus on a Mac is (and will continue to be) more important moving forward. Some believe that a Mac is just inherently less susceptible to viruses, while others speculate that there may be other reasons behind it. Either way, the PC side of my brain has convinced me to at least investigate this a little more.
So, do you have an antivirus protection on your Mac?