The Rapid Rise Of Mac-Based Malware
In 2018 a total of 93,933 macOS Malware programs were detected by Av-Test, an independent IT-Security Institute. The detection showcased a rapid increase from the 28,925 detection’s the institute had discovered in 2017.
In the first half of 2019, there were 6 million phishing attacks targeting Mac users. 1.6 million of those attacks were made while disguising the attack with counterfeit Apple branding.