Is Windows inherently more vulnerable to malware attacks than OS X?

Thursday, 24 August 2006, 11:43 AM EST

It took an attack on a Windows production server, not devotion to Apple, to put that provocative title on this entry. The attack I encountered occasioned a re-examination of a common question: Is Windows more vulnerable to malware than OS X? I've encountered no clearer or more definitive proof point than this attack. To set the stage, I'll describe the malware's methods.

At InfoWorld.

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