Mac Users Left Open to Malware Attacks


Apple signaled end of the road for Snow Leopard support; Mac users left open to malware attacks

Last year, software giant Apple Inc. ended its support for Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Apple’s desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers, and left Mac users open to attack by malware. Apple did it after pitching for newer editions and left 1 out of 5 Macs open to attacks.

Now, the technology czar has denied offering security update for the four-and-a-half-year-old operating system. With the discountenance of the Snow Leopard support from Apple, the Mac community is going to face the same issues and situations like Windows XP.

Apple took the decision of pulling the plug on Mac OS X Snow Leopard after just a little span of four and a half years. Interestingly, the technology firm issued an update for OS X 10.9 and its two previous versions: Mountain Lion (10.8) and Lion (10.7). Surprisingly, it left Snow Leopard as well their owners clueless as the OS was left and ignored with no updates in December 2015. It is well-known that Mac computer with an Intel processor (IA-32), 1 GB of RAM, QuickTime H.264, 5 GB of free disk space, DVD drive or external USB or FireWire DVD drive for installation, and OpenCL are known as some of the basic Snow Leopard system requirements. It is also noted that Apple had delivered the final security update for OS two years ago in September 2013.

The latest and surprising change was probably owing to Apple’s accelerated development and release schedule for OS X. Now, Apple is continually promising annual upgrades. Interestingly, the shorter span between two editions would have affected Apple’s decision to extend its support lifecycle. With enhanced performance, greater competence and a decrease of its overall memory footprint, Mac OS X Snow Leopard (version 10.6) from Apple Inc. is a popular desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers. It is no secret that 32-bit compatible version of the Mac OS X operating system Snow Leopard was introduced in 2009 and used to support the PowerPC processor.
If you have a Mac PC operated by Mac OS X Snow, then you can take timely Snow Leopard Support from experts and professionals to overcome any issue amicably.

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