Maware up 744 on Mac

Well, there is some more bad news if you're an Apple fanboy/girl. It seems that malware attacks are up just a little bit on the most secure platform that used to claim to be unhackable and virus-free. It seems that the only reason it was virus free is because people weren't using it. If you have a Mac, please be just as careful as you should be on a PC. Thinking before you click will help save you a lot of time, energy and headache.

Malware attacks on Macs were up 744 percent in 2016, according to the latest Threat Report shared by McAfee Labs [PDF]. Mac users don't need to be overly alarmed, though, because much of that huge jump can be attributed to adware bundling. macOS malware samples jumped up 245 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 alone just from adware.

Source: MacRumors