According to computer pros – owners of Mac could be exposed to malware or malicious programs.
Researchers in Russia say this is nothing new.
They claim at least 600,000 Macs have been infected despite the claims the operating system can not be infected by a virus.
Those researchers say Mac is vulnerable to the Flashback Trojan, which can turn the computer into what they call a computer bot.
The Insite is not quite sure what a computer bot is at this point but I will Google it.
Here’s more info from USA Today that could help Mac users.
I don’t have that problem because I’m strictly PC and Android: patched the Java flaw (hat tip to The Verge & security firm F-Secure has details on how to diagnose and fix the problem.
The attacks on Mac computers don’t come as a surprise to anti-virus firm McAfee, which warns users to stay vigilant by staying up to date on security software and Apple patches.