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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RE[2]: Google Chrome immune?
by patrix on Thu 28th Oct 2010 05:45 UTC in reply to "RE: Google Chrome immune?"
patrix
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not sure about that, cuz the company I work for has a VPN thing, starts by running a Java applet that tries to install something in /Applications (a Java app). Took me a while to figure out why it never installed - I was using Chrome and Chrome would block the actual installation on the system, even though the initial applet would run/download.

(FWIW, I refused the applet you linked, have no idea what it is lol)

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