Unfortunately, malicious software seems to be hiding in every corner of the Internet these days and for ICS technicians, it feels as though we are playing an unending game of Whac-A-Mole. It is part of our job however and we will keep battling on your behalf!
Historically Mac users have enjoyed the fact that malicious software was rarely written to attack their systems. As ownership of Macs has grown, so has the malicious software now written for them. Gone are the days of running a Mac without the same anti-virus/anti-malware programs required to protect PC’s. According to Business Insider (see the link below), 2015 has been a “particularly brutal year.”
If you are looking for recommendations on security software for your Mac or need assistance installing them, the ICS team is ready to help.