Security for Mac

Mac OS X Security — Urgency is Growing for Protection

A client of ours, CHEN PR, handles the PR and social media strategy for Sophos. This is how we came across their free antivirus software for Mac.

As an all-Mac shop since we began in 1996, PDG & Associates has never used or needed antivirus software. For various reasons the Mac was not an easy or viable target for malware writers. But with Apple’s rising dominance in the computer industry perhaps it’s time to batten down the hatches!

Read a blog post by Sophos. Sophos created a free, award-winning antivirus program for Mac OS X.

Another columnist at ZDNET writes persuasively about the urgent need to prepare for the coming tide of malware. Read the article Why malware for Macs is on its way… by Ed Bott on May 5, 2011.

free Sophos Mac Antivirus Software
free Sophos Mac Antivirus Software

2 Replies to “Security for Mac”

  1. “Only once a platform has a certain level of market share does it become profitable for malware to attack it,” said Dino Dai Zovi, co-author of The Mac Hacker’s Handbook. “As the Mac becomes more popular there will be more and more threats.”

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