Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th Jul 2007 22:40 UTC
Mac OS X "So far this year, Apple users have been exposed to the kind of vulnerabilities that are more commonly associated with Windows. The Mac maker has plugged security flaws that could have resulted in OS X customers being 'owned' by basic actions such as visiting a malicious website, watching a video file or opening an email attachment. However, despite all these vulnerabilities, the Mac's resilient platform, its advanced automatic software update tools and the apparent lack of attention from malware authors means Apple users are far safer from attack than users of Windows." On a related note, Apple has released updates to iTunes and QuickTime. The QuickTime update eliminates the need to buy QuickTime Pro in order to play videos full screen.
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RE: Recent Windows Viruses
by funny_irony on Thu 12th Jul 2007 04:41 UTC in reply to "Recent Windows Viruses"
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Actually, recent Windows viruses are spread by sharing folder/files over the LAN with permission setting

Read/Modify - Everyone

Viruses look for such folder/files in the LAN and spread itself.

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