This is true, mac os doesn't have the security vulnerabilities like Windows. It's more like one piece of malware can kill the whole OS! If this was XP, yeah, that'd still be true. These days, especially Windows 8, it's pretty hard to screw a system up. Most you'll get is malware that blocks certain programs like Task Manager. I think even Kaspersky Labs have pointed out that mac os's security is equivalent to Windows XP RTM.The moral is, you get what you pay for. And when Mac gets a larger share of the market, they will see just how unsecure they really are "security through obscurity" ,,, was that way with Firefox for a long time. Now look at them, they are ahving to battle the same things IE has been for years.
They have already grown and the security threats have not paralleled the growth. There have been some new exploits out there but not at the same rate that we see for the Windows platform. The conclusion is that OSX is a more secure platform even with its install base growing and it becoming a larger target.
Go do some current research on this and you'll see OSX has no where near the amount of vulnerabilities that Windows has even though they have grown to the point of being a common everyday computer and OS. OSX is a target, they just aren't an easy one. Windows is the easy target.
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