Why? Because they enjoy inflicting misery and financial loss on as many people as possible while expending the least effort.
It’s simply the age-old principle known as economy of scale at work. Since there are more Windows PCs out there than anything else, they aim their malicious snippets of code directly at them in order to get the most “bang for their buck”.
While PC’s are still their primary targets, now that smart phones and tablets are in virtually every pocket in America the hackers have turned their attention to those devices as well. [Continue Reading]