How I cheated on Steve Jobs with an Android

Graham Cluley

I try not to take sides too often on the Clu-blog when it comes to the pluses and minuses of different operating systems. There’s enough people already taking pot-shots at each other claiming that one OS is better than another – you don’t need me to do that too.

So I’m just as happy reminding people to patch a flaw in Microsoft Windows as I am with Apple Mac OS X.

You (or your company) made your own choices as to what to shove on the desktop in front of you – the important thing is to get the most out of that lump of electronics while making it as secure as possible.

But occasionally people ask me what I use at home. What do I, with a background in computer security, spend my own hard-earned pennies on?

And the answer in recent years has been Apple Mac. In fact, chez Cluley is an all-Apple household these days. We have three Macbooks of different vintages, and a gorgeously sexy iMac sitting in my home office. We also have a handful of generations of iPod that have been…

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.