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Your Mac may be under attack.

Lomg before Apple came up with iTunes, and when Siri was just a twinkle in Steve Jobs' eye, the firm's products were desirable for another reason - they famously didn't get viruses.

However, that's no longer the case, according to the latest alert by anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab which yesterday warned the trusty Mac is "becoming the weak link in corporate security systems".

The firm says this year has "started with a bang" when it comes to damaging cyber-attacks, and notes evidence of "growing malware problems for Macs".



According to the latest alert by anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab, the trusty Mac is "becoming the weak link in corporate security systems"

Mac users long-used to shrugging off concerns may be part of the problem, as criminals target the brand's OS X software.

"The careless attitude of many Mac users, coupled with a lack of security on their computers, makes Macintosh the weakest link," Kaspersky Lab analyst Yury Namestnikov, said in the firm's latest report on global virus trends.

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