More Mac OS X users coming down with adware infections Published: May 16, 2014

The days of computer users claiming virus problems were strictly a PC-only problem are gone, according to USA TODAY.

More and more OS X users are falling victim to various adware and spyware infections, though still less so than Microsoft Windows-based computers.

Most adware and spyware infections happen when Mac or PC users install some computer programs developed by third-party programmers, called "freeware," and some examples are video downloaders, file converters or PDF-file generators.

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