Yes Mac OS is based on Linux
Macintosh is based upon Unix, so when you compare the 2, you are comparing a type of unix and windows. Unix is generally thought of as safer and less susceptible to attack by viruses.
Apple comes standard with the Snow Leopard (10.6), a 64 bit unix based operating system.
Yes. Macintosh and other UNIX based systems are still at risk of getting viruses and trojans, however they are extremely rare.
No, but Linux is based on Unix since Linux is a Unix clone.
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Macintosh is a brand of computer that are used around the world. Apple makes the Macintosh computers and they are based in California, USA.
The operating system used on Macintosh computers is written primarily by the programers at Apple. However they incorporate innovations from outside Apple such as 'Cover Flow' which were popular with Macintosh users. The original operating systems upon which the latest versions of the Apple operating system are based are 'NEXTSTEP/OPENSTEP.' and 'BSD,' which is a derivative of 'UNIX.'
Linux is a clone based on the environment and look and feel of Unix. In this way, Unix was used as the model and Linux looks like it based on the Unix features and methodology.
CimTrak is supported on multiple Windows, Linux, Unix, and Macintosh operating systems
UNIX is a command-based OS. In contrast, Windows is a menu-based OS.
"It is possible for an Apple MacIntosh to get a virus, although it is highly unlikely. This is due to the fact that Mac OS X operating system is built on the Unix Kernel industry standard."
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