Why Worms Shun Apple's OSX


"The Mac does have inherent security advantages, and it is much less prone to the sort of mysterious glitches that often make Windows a challenge."

I was wondering what "inherent security advantages" OS X has and why it is "much less prone to the sort of mysterious glitches." The only reason I can think of is that the hackers haven't turned on OS X yet.


There is endless debate among security experts about whether the paucity of successful assaults on Apple's (AAPL) OS X is attributable to better security or attackers' lack of interest in an operating system whose share of the market is in single digits. I think it's some of both. Why Worms Shun Apple's OSX

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 22nd October 2005 11:17PM