Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Jan 2006 20:57 UTC
Apple "The recent move by Apple Computer to begin shipping Macintosh computers that use microprocessors from Intel could open the door to more attacks against computers running the company's OS X operating system, security experts warn. The change could put more pressure on Apple to build security features into OS X, according to interviews conducted by eWEEK. Apple declined requests for interviews. In an e-mail statement, the company said that the security technologies and processes that have made Mac OS X secure for PowerPC remain the same for Intel-based Macs." Update: Here's a rebuttal.
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RE: Security Features?
by postmodern on Fri 27th Jan 2006 22:26 UTC in reply to "Security Features?"
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2006-01-27

Security is a process, some of the process involves using security features. One such good feature is ExecShield (non-executable stack, ascii armoring, shared lib randomized addresses), which is an utter pain to circumvent.

OSX is still based of BSD, I think Apple developers and administrators will find plenty of things to utilize.

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