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Are there any reports or statistics that describe the numbers or types of malware attacks on different operating systems, such as Linux, Unix, Windows, MacOS?

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Most AV Vendors produce and publish information about malware statistics.

See here for Symantec and here for McAfee. They also delve into detail about trends, Mobile malware and other findings through out the period.

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If you want running stats (daily statistics).. you can check http://virustotal.org

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These Kaspersky has the easiest accessible statistics for OS. You don't have to download a PDF and browse through, and they get to the OS distribution pretty fast.

http://securelist.com/analysis/kaspersky-security-bulletin/58265/kaspersky-security-bulletin-2013-overall-statistics-for-2013/

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