Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Oct 2010 21:02 UTC
Mac OS X It's one of those days again. A supposed security threat appears, and the internet loses its collective brain and starts panicking like Alpha and Omega's kingdom come. This time around, it's a trojan horse thing (it's a trojan, worm, and root kit all in one, though) that targets Mac OS X and Windows. As it turns out, though, the threat this thing poses is not very large (at this point in time).
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how convenient ...
by freeaks on Thu 28th Oct 2010 07:27 UTC
freeaks
Member since:
2010-10-28

how convenient ...
just when apple is thinking to phase out java from osx,
and this move could potentially get criticized by community,
java turn out to be a security threat
where horrible crackers use it to attack poor osx (and fail of course..)

can you imagine a more convenient picture ?

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RE: how convenient ...
by FealDorf on Thu 28th Oct 2010 09:04 in reply to "how convenient ..."
FealDorf Member since:
2008-01-07

Exactly what I was thinking. Instead of downplaying the trojan, mac fanatics may as well raise it to defcon 5 (more accurately, drop it to defcon 1) and insist on deprecating java for great justice..

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