Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Feb 2006 17:59 UTC
Mac OS X "[Last week], we reported on a Trojan horse for Mac OS X that is just like the entry for Earth in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in that it is mostly harmless. A new vulnerability targeted at Apple's home-grown web browser, Safari, is another matter entirely. A German security firm appears to have been the first to discover the Safari flaw, which allows for shell scripts to be executed after clicking a link."
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RE[3]: Quick Fix
by ormandj on Tue 21st Feb 2006 21:16 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Quick Fix"
ormandj
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2005-10-09

Just disable "open safe files after downloading" or whatever that option is. That's a much better alternative, because it doesn't matter if the trojan writers change the paths, it still won't execute unless you run it yourself. You should consider selling your PC if you double click images that randomly download off sites you don't know. ;)

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