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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RE[3]: Just another article
by Neolander on Sat 25th Jun 2011 17:25 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Just another article"
Neolander
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By only letting applications access their own folder and files explicitly pointed out by the user. I've been told that Android does a bit of this, by forcing applications to tell the user what they want to access at installation time. This system just needs to be improved and polished until it shines.

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