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Macworld Insiders know the Macalope works hard all week. So, when the weekend comes, he likes to put his hooves up and enjoy some alfalfa and a grain-based beverage while watching Internet cat videos. Is that too much to ask? Apparently it is, according to PCWorld’s Katherine Noyes.
Why else would she have so thoughtlessly decided to write this insipid piece—”Post-MacDefender, Linux Looks Better Than Ever“—about Mac and Linux security?
Until recently, it was a commonly held belief in the mainstream computing world that Macs are more secure than Windows PCs are.
That’s probably because, until recently, it was true. OS X is definitely more secure than Windows XP. It is, however, less secure than Windows 7. On the other hand, it probably also gets attacked less. Yes, even after MacDefender.