[TTJDeals] The Ultra-Premium Mac Bundle

Your take on Getting a SmartWatch?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...Loading...

For long, Apple has held to a notion that somehow, PCs are very susceptible to hacks and viruses whereas Mac is nearly fully secure and that Mac users need not be troubled regarding the security of their machines. However, this seems to be changing now. Apple has taken a clear departure from this former strategy and now seems to be admitting that Mac malware also exist and are a significant threat.


This is quite manifest in the new description that Apple has furnished at its ‘Why You’ll love a Mac’ web page. The older description read:

It doesn’t get PC viruses.

A Mac isn’t susceptible to the thousands of viruses plaguing Windows-based computers. That’s thanks to built-in defenses in Mac OS X that keep you safe, without any work on your part.

Safeguard your data. By doing nothing.

With virtually no effort on your part, OS X defends against viruses and other malicious applications, or malware. For example, it thwarts hackers through a technique called “sandboxing” — restricting what actions programs can perform on your Mac, what files they can access, and what other programs they can launch.”

However, it seems that with increasingly greater knowledge of security online as well as to the users, Apple has realized that it can no longer pitch OS X as a fool-proof software and must admit that Mac OS users also need to be constantly vigilant when it comes to the security of their machines. The new description from Apple reads:

It’s built to be safe.

Built-in defenses in OS X keep you safe from unknowingly downloading malicious software on your Mac.

Safety. Built right in.

OS X is designed with powerful, advanced technologies that work hard to keep your Mac safe. For example, it thwarts hackers through a technique called “sandboxing” — restricting what actions programs can perform on your Mac, what files they can access, and what other programs they can launch.”

Source: Apple

Courtesy: Giga Om

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


Removing Special iPad App, Apple Snatching Disabled People’s Voice

Use Your iPad Without Touching It, With Augmented Reality Gloves
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On June 15, 2012(2 years, 9 months ago.)

Recent Products

Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Compare  

What Do You Think?

Loading Disqus Comments ...
Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.


Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Not sure if you are aware that your Wi-Fi Router Or Modem could be hacked too. Here we found a quick tips, how to check if your Router or Modem is hacked.
Our today’s tutorial is about how to change Font on Android.
Here is the tutorial about how to setup MMS on Android device.
In this tutorial I will show you how to enable Instant Upload inside your Google+ app on Android, so that you can sync your photos and videos with Google+ instantly.
Here is another tutorial for the Android lovers. I will show you how to change keyboard on Android.
Here is our new android tutorial on how to change the default launcher on Android.
Here is the tutorial about how to setup Internet settings on Android device.
Today, We are going to show you a tutorial on how to disable Geotagging on Android.
here is our new Android tutorial on how to change default music player on android
The tutorial will help you to add multiple Google Account on your Android device.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook