One of the commonly touted advantages to using a Mac is that it’s more secure and less prone to malware than a PC running Windows. It’s easy to see where this attitude comes from: The prevalence of viruses and network attacks against Windows machines is greater by several orders of magnitude.
But no system is perfect, and there are a number of security holes — many of them easily closed — that are common on Mac OS X systems. Here are 15 ways to fix the most frequently exploited security risks and protect your Mac. Read the full story [computerworld.com]