We all know that Windows is the most malware-ridden platform out there, but why is that? Windows is the most popular desktop operating system, but that isn’t the only reason – past decisions made Windows a fertile breeding ground for viruses and other malware.
We’ve previously explained why everyone should be using an antivirus on Windows
, but we’ve also advised that Linux doesn’t need an antivirus
. We covered some of the reasons why an antivirus is and isn’t necessary on each platform, but now we’ll look at how we got here.