At some point, every Mac owner needs to have the talk…about online security. Your Mac will probably never get a virus. But instead of ending the conversation, that’s only the beginning. Peter James, global spokesperson for Intego, a Mac security software developer, says, “Ask anyone in the security industry--and this is Mac or PC--they’re going to tell you that there are hardly any viruses anymore. Viruses aren’t the threat.”
Even though tons of us (including the authors) sometimes grumble about
the heavy hand of Apple restricting apps at the store or locking up our
phones with strict user agreements, sometimes a locked door is safer.