A Mac “feels” like it should be more secure, but is that true?

Fundamentally, there is no reason why Macs should not be targeted using malware in the same way that viruses, Trojans and worms are built to target Windows systems.

You might run, for example, a piece of JavaScript that steals credentials, or a keylogger, without necessarily attacking the operating system. Likewise, you might exploit a vulnerability in a third-party application,

Read the full article on this subject from Sophos:

Are Macs safer than PCs?

Last week, there was a lot focus on the security of Apple Macs after the Russian security firm, Dr Web, revealed that they had found a botnet comprising over half a million infected Mac computers. Macs were becoming infected with Flashback malware after users were redirected to a rogue website from a compromised site.