|Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 February 2012 11:03 Written by Rob Turner Hits: 2939|
I just had a Mac customer called and her computer was slow, I advised a few things including scanning for Virus infection, the response was the Mac store told me not to bother with that... Bad advice - We are seeing an increase in Mac related virus's especially as Mac technology including iPhone and iPad grows in popularity, you should scan for viruses.
ClamXav is a free virus scanner for Mac OS X. It uses the very popular ClamAV open source antivirus engine as a back end and has the ability to detect both Windows and Mac threats.
An article on kaspersky.com reported a 300% growth to threats in 2011 and thats only the known threats.