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: No OS is secure
by JAlexoid on Sat 25th Jun 2011 19:20 UTC in reply to "No OS is secure"
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That is why I think the only way to have proper security on the machine is educating users. Anti-virus, anti-malware or other mumbo jumbo is just voodoo...

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