Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Oct 2006 19:29 UTC
Mac OS X Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says that Apple did not need NeXT, the company that provided the foundation for Mac OS X; he argues that System 7 wasn't nearly as bad as it was made out to be. Wozniak also says that Mac OS 9 was more secure than OS X is now: Mac OS X is built in Unix and is therefore more prone to attacks because people are familiar with the holes in Unix, explained Woznaik. "Some of the holes in Unix are well known. So keeping Firewalls on is more important. And we keep announcing, even our own security fixes, not as many as Microsoft but still we never really had those in the OS 9 days."
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RE: Respectfully Disagree
by Kancept on Fri 27th Oct 2006 19:14 UTC in reply to "Respectfully Disagree"
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OS/2 and banks. Secure, obscure. Read about attcks on ATMs, etc then Vs. now when they run Windows as their moin interfaces. It has nothing to do with internet connectivity.

Maybe isolated, maybe noone cares. :-)

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