Malwarebytes found that Macs faced more malware attacks than Windows PCs in 2019
Most of the malware attacks faced by Mac users were found to be adware
Apple's Macintosh systems were prided for one things and that was security or at least it was until last year.
A report from Malwarebytes, developer of anti-malware software for Windows and macOS sytems, found that Macs faced more malware threats as compared to Windows PCs last year.
The primary malware issues that Mac users found were Adware that was baked in to apps trying to inject ads in software that was disguised as support and tune-up softwares like MacBooster. The report found that there were 24 million adware detections in Windows and 30 million adware detections on Mac, the data points it used were found on systems that had installed Malware bytes to come up with this figure.
Partly why this could be the case is that Apple's security hasn't yet pushed heavy on Adware but expect Apple to follow through with patches to make sure that software of this nature doesn't infiltrate that easy. Users can protect themselves by not downloading software from unverified and untrusted sources.
It's also advisable to have a security solution installed on Mac systems.