There are many Mac users who do not have time to hear stories of Spyware. They think they are totally immune to any danger spyware. But is this true? Is this fact or just a myth?
It is true that the Mac is very different structure from that of the PC, which means a PC from spyware strain will not be as effective with Macs. Which means that someone has to create a spyware program intended exclusively for Macs. But even then there would be another problem. It is estimated that less than 3 percent of the computers connected to the World Wide Web are the Macs that normally use the Mac operating system (Mac OS). What this means is that every time the spyware virus tries to spread what is more than 97 percent of the computers you come across PC or Mac computers would be.
This is one of the reasons why the Mac spyware tends to spread in such a low rate. But the truth is that Mac owners need to protect themselves against spyware and, in fact, we have a lot of decent Mac-based anti-spyware software on the market these days.
Then Mac users need to consider another frightening possibility that sooner or later succeed on the Web. And that spyware is capable of adapting to affect both Microsoft Windows and Mac OS. In fact, security experts have been warning about this possibility for a long time.
If you are a Mac user reading this, it is advisable that you leave your false sense of security as soon as possible, to avoid future disasters.