You are misinformed my friend
Pwn2Own is a hacking contest in which software developers and hackers are allowed to write malicious code in preparation to the actual hacking (for certain events that is). In the past, a few coders were allowed to direct an unassuming user to a website and from there, downloaded a suspicious file to their Mac. Then, with proper authentication, the malware could bring down the computer. Some of these contests have even shown off more automated hacking attempts. I remember reading a guy was allowed to crack a different network and get to the other terminal through one of his own. Many different things can occur.
The common theme from these situations is that currently, Macs can only be harmed if the user is tricked into downloading and running a trojan or piece of malware. Viruses are able to operate independently. I'm sure you are aware of this information, but for the sake of the argument, let me write in full depth. Viruses can hop through an internet connection onto a computer and wreak havoc without the user's knowledge. The Mac OS requires an administrator to authorize any sort of executable action that adds some sort of addition/modification to the system, thus making it hard for a virus to spread effectively on the platform. This could all change in the future, but for now, this is the case.
I don't know where you're getting your information, but I can tell you from experience. I use Safari and Firefox on my Macs, and I prefer Chrome on my Windows machines. No problems yet. What makes Safari so vulnerable? The latest version has been pretty good here. IE has the reputation for being the worst, but reviews even here on CNET indicate the new version has been improved immensely. Still, I can't get that for OS X, nor would I switch any how.
How about some proof and support to back your claims?
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