Viruses have been the bane of Windows users since before the World Wide Web became popular. If you owned a Mac though, you were generally immune to them. They didn’t targets Macs and still rarely do. But is that changing now that Apple and its products like the iPhone and iPad have become increasingly popular?
Most security experts agree that Apple products are still more secure than Windows, not because of any inherit security differences, but because Apple products are still used by a minority of computer users. While more people are buying Apple computers (which includes iPhones and iPads) it is still a drop in the bucket compared to the number of Windows computers out there. Virus and malware writers still go for the most bang for their buck, so they target Windows — at least up until now.
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