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So you’re the proud owner of a Mac. Congratulations.
Chances are you think its operating system, OS X, completely guards against viruses and other malware and that you don’t need Internet security software. But is this really the case? Read on to find out why it’s a good idea to bolster your Mac’s own protection with a comprehensive security solution.
But I thought Macs were safe…
A Mac running OS X is indeed more secure than a PC running Windows, but that doesn’t mean Macs are completely immune to threats. The Mac’s sandboxed operating system makes it harder to crack, but it’s not unhackable and remains vulnerable to risky user behaviour.
If your Mac seems to be performing less than perfectly, now is a good time to do a bit of spring cleaning. There are numerous reasons why it might be running a little slow. Outdated software, clogged up hard drives, lack of memory, too many apps trying to open on start-up or running in the background – all these can put the brakes on a once-swift machine.
Follow our tips below to find out what’s slowing your Mac down, so you can get it back up to speed!
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