Everyone by now should realize they need security software (Antivirus) on their computers, but as many of us know- it simply is not the case. I find that many people are confused or simply don’t realize what a virus can do. This applies across the board with all age brackets. Read along and I’ll help you understand why you need security software and some of the mistakes people make that you can avoid. Pictured is an example of ransomware which encrypts your files and forces you to pay them to unencrypt them with no guarantee they actually will.
I don’t want to come off sounding like that, but too often I talk to Apple users who just flat out refuse to believe that malware could infect their expensive Apple branded computer. Threats for the OS X platform have been rising. This is partly due to the rise in sales and popularity of Apple computers and the change from the PowerPC processing architecture to Intel. Enter Flashback and many users are in panic mode!