Despite Apple’s best efforts, Mac malware does exist, we describe a few cases below. However, before you panic, it’s rare for Mac malware and viruses to be “in the wild”.
From time to time you will hear about high profile trojans, malware and ransomware targeting the Windows world, very rarely a threat to Macs. For example, WannaCry / WannaCrypt ransomware that brought the NHS to its knees in May 2017 was only targeting Windows machines and therefore no threats to Macs.
Fortunately, Apple has put various measures in place to protect itself from such threats. For example, macOS shouldn’t allow installation of third-party software unless it comes from the App Store or identified …
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