Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sat 25th Jun 2011 08:55 UTC, submitted by John
Mac OS X "Using a Mac may certainly be a safer choice for a lot of people as despite being vulnerable they are not targeted. However this is not the same as Macs being secure, something Eric Schmidt erroneously advised recently. I may be able to browse impervious to malware on a Mac at the moment, however I personally would not be comfortable using a platform so easily compromised if someone had the motivation to do so. In this article I address just why OS X is so insecure including the technical shortcomings of OS X as well as Apples policies as a company that contribute to the situation."
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A few counterpints
by someone on Sat 25th Jun 2011 09:18 UTC
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OS X has supported ACL since Tiger, and Leopard brought in sandboxing. The pieces are there, but these facilities are under-utilized by Apple and 3rd party developers.

Edited 2011-06-25 09:25 UTC

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