Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Oct 2010 21:02 UTC
Mac OS X It's one of those days again. A supposed security threat appears, and the internet loses its collective brain and starts panicking like Alpha and Omega's kingdom come. This time around, it's a trojan horse thing (it's a trojan, worm, and root kit all in one, though) that targets Mac OS X and Windows. As it turns out, though, the threat this thing poses is not very large (at this point in time).
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Google Chrome immune?
by patrix on Thu 28th Oct 2010 03:54 UTC
patrix
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2006-05-21

Not gonna test it, but I know for a fact that Chrome prevents installation of stuff by Java applets or other means on websites.

IronFox (a secured version of Firefox for the Mac) has the same thing, since both Chrome and IronFox use the Mac OS X Sandbox.

More apps should do this!

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