Important: Some reports have erroneously reported the following article as saying that 1 in 5 Macs are *infected* with Windows malware. That is inaccurate. They are, according to our study, harbouring or carrying Windows malware. An important difference! As we explain below, the Mac malware discovered is a much more serious threat to Mac users than the Windows malware – but it would be good if it was all cleaned up! Thanks to @ErrataRob for suggesting I post this clarification.
One in every five Mac computers is harbouring some kind of malware, a new study from the experts at Sophos has revealed.
Sophos has revealed a disturbingly high level of malware on Mac computers – with both Windows and Mac threats being discovered.
A 100,000 strong snapshot of the millions of Mac computers which have recently downloaded Sophos’s…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.