Macs and malware – See how Apple has changed its marketing message

Up until just a few days ago, Apple’s website was keen to point out that Mac OS X doesn’t get PC viruses, and that the operating system “defends against viruses and other malicious applications, or malware” with “virtually no effort on your part”.

Now, Apple’s changed its tune a little and revised the wording on its “Why you’ll love a Mac” webpage:

You can click on the image above to see a larger side-by-side comparison, but here’s what the old page said…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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