Linked by HAL2001 on Thu 19th May 2011 12:10 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption "A little over two weeks have passed since the appearance of MAC Defender, the fake AV solution targeting Mac users. And seeing that the approach had considerable success, it can hardly come as a surprise that attackers chose to replicate it. This time, the name of the rogue AV is Mac Protector, and the downloaded Trojan contains two additional packages. As with MAC Defender, the application requires root privileges to get installed, so the user is asked to enter the password."
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RE[2]: We told you so
by fretinator on Thu 19th May 2011 14:11 UTC in reply to "RE: We told you so"
fretinator
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2005-07-06

This means that privilege separation in Windows is just Palin broken

That's really broken. I guess the only thing worse is Sony broken.

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