How to protect your Mac?

Nowadays, the internet is full of viruses that can harm your
iOS device. There isn’t a computer system that can be entirely protected from
hackers. But Apple has created a unique system called OS X that is protected
from most viruses known to compute engineers. You can come across many forms of
malware that can hurt your expensive computer. However, as a Mac user, you are
blessed that there aren’t any viruses recorded that could hurt Apple’sOS X. Unfortunately, your personal information is in great
jeopardy due to Trojan horses and the various forms of malware.

We suggest not installing
Norton Anti-Virus or McAfee
to your Mac because they are not
compatible with Apple OS X and it could heavily damage your computer. Another
threat that is heavily promoted on websites and pop-ups are “MacKeeper” and
“iAnti-Virus.” Under no circumstances install or click anywhere on those sites
or, you are going to have a really unpleasant experience afterward.
When you are browsing on your Safari many tricky pop-ups will
appear, and you have to avoid them. They are called ‘scareware’ that can force you to download virus software. If you
happen to install this virus, then your personal information is threatened, and
you can even make payments without your knowledge. Other known malware products
everyone should avoid are MacSweeper, MACDefender, MacProtector, MacGuard,
MacSecurity or MacShield.
Our advices to avoid
1.      Always double-check your downloads.
Download software from trusted websites like the AppStore. Before you download
a new application on your Mac, carefully search the web to determine if it’s a
trusted program.
2.      Avoid Pornography sites.
Every pornography site is full of malware. Most of them try to steal your data,
harm your pc and take away your money. If you think that you are more protected
when you pay for it, then you’ll end up losing some money.
3.      Use Antivirus program – ClamXav :
This software is going to check the files that you download for unsuspected
problem. If there is one it will ask you to delete it so your Mac doesn’t get
harmed at all.
4.      Be careful on social media and
torrent websites
. Torrent websites are easily breached and you could download
a malware with few clicks only. The same goes for social networks like YouTube and Facebook. In fact, one in every six links
that is shared on Facebook contains malicious software!
Finally update your iOS device regularly and implement the
same pieces of advice for your iPhone, iPad or iPod.

After all, if you have chosen Mac, be happy about it because
it is a high-quality computer with advanced security protocols. Computers
equipped with the Windows operating system are very popular, and hackers
constantly develop a variety of viruses for them. An interesting fact about
these computers is that they can get hacked while still being in the
manufacturing fabric. Beware from viruses like “Nitol” that can steal your
bank account information and make you vulnerable. However, this shouldn’t be your
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Irfan Shakeel
Irfan Shakeel, the founder of ehacking project, he also hosts cyber security training classes at EH Academy. He has discovered many vulnerabilities in the famous platforms (like Google, Dailymotion, Harvard University & etc.). He specializes in Network hacking, VoIP pentesting & digital forensics. He is the author of the book title “Hacking from Scratch”.

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