More malware found for Apple’s OS X in 2015 than the previous 5 years combined

Macbook Air with 'Mac Virus'

We’ve all heard the old adage: “Macs just don’t get viruses and malware like PCs do” but does it still ring true in 2015? Was there ever really any truth in this statement? Apple even ran a smear campaign a few years back that portrayed PCs as wimpy sneezy, coughing office workers. Security experts knew even then that these statements were all just marketing fluff, but a new report from the IT security company ‘Bit9 +Carbon Black’ shows that more malware has been found this year for OS X than in the last five years combined.


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