Years ago, Apple aficionados believed Macs were safe from malware. Now, everyone knows that’s simply not true.
Cybercrime is on the rise, so the idea of malware increasingly targeting the mostly overlooked macOS make sense. Although Apple has created a variety of security layers designed to strengthen the security of its desktop OS and protect its users, often these safeguards are not enough to protect a Mac. For example, Apple can’t always prevent users from unknowingly getting infected with adware.