Through the years, Apple products have shown resistance to different kinds of malware that Microsoft computers weren’t able to dodge. This, however, does not mean that Macs are invulnerable. Here are some threats you should watch out for to keep your Mac protected.
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Viruses and malware creators are out to attack anyone and everyone within their reach — including Mac users. Despite Apple’s insulated macOS layouts, cybercriminals are finding ways to identify and exploit vulnerabilities.
Viruses that affect Macs
There are four general virus types that hit Apple products, and their effects can range from merely annoying to downright destructive:
Adware are unwanted programs that bombard users with pop-up advertisements.