The Apple Core: Advantage – Macintosh

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Date: Friday, November 4th, 2005, 11:39
Category: The Apple Core

van_zant.jpgThere are plenty of reasons to use a Mac; great software and hardware, the iPod, but perhaps the best reason is security.
It’s pretty well known that the Macintosh is a great platform because of the lack of viruses, trojans and malware that targets it. It’s one rare case where less market share is actually good for the platform. There isn’t a huge crosshair painted on our backs by increasingly creative script kiddies dying to see their next exploit splashed on the front pages.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


van_zant.jpgThere are plenty of reasons to use a Mac; great software and hardware, the iPod, but perhaps the best reason is security.
It’s pretty well known that the Macintosh is a great platform because of the lack of viruses, trojans and malware that targets it. It’s one rare case where less market share is actually good for the platform. There isn’t a huge crosshair painted on our backs by increasingly creative script kiddies dying to see their next exploit splashed on the front pages.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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