“Security firm Symantec expects cyber attacks against Apple products to rise in 2016, after malware attacks against iOS and Mac OS X spiked sharply this year,” Jason Woods reports for AppleInsider.
“‘A rising number of threat actors have begun developing malware designed to infect devices running Mac OS X or iOS,’ said Dick O’Brien, a Symantec researcher,” Woods reports. “According to Symantec’s research, malware aimed at iOS doubled in 2015, while the number of Mac computers infected in 2015 was seven times greater than 2014.”
Woods reports, “The report noted that cyber attacks against iOS and OS X were ‘quite low’ when compared to the company’s main competitors — Android in mobile and Windows for desktop computing.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Cyber attacks against iOS and OS X are and will continue to be quite low when compared to Fragmandroid and Windoze.