Contrary to popular belief, Macs are not automatically immune to malware. In fact, some recent reports indicate that the spread of Mac malware is actually outpacing malware on other operating systems.
Mac malware is usually less dangerous than, say, Windows malware. And built-in mechanisms like Gatekeeper and the Mac App Store can go a long way toward keeping you safe.
But, in addition to those features, continue reading to learn five tips for keeping malicious and annoying junk off of your Mac.