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: Look below the surface
by Soulbender on Wed 22nd Feb 2006 05:20 UTC in reply to "Look below the surface"
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

"This will be dismissed as not being a serious flaw for those not running as admin, or having disabled the default setting for running safe items. "

malware dont need root privs to participate in botnets/drone armies or to read your private data.

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