Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th May 2011 17:02 UTC, submitted by kaiwai
Mac OS X Well, it took them long enough. Apple has finally acknowledged the existence of the MAC Defender trojan, and has offered removal instructions. The company has also promised a security update to Mac OS X that will block MAC Defender and its variants from working. All this information was published in the form of a support document on Apple's website. Update: Well, that was fast. A new variant of the trojan, called Mac Guard, has been discovered. Unlike previous variants, this one does not require users to enter their administrative password.
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RE[2]: Comment by Drumhellar
by umccullough on Wed 25th May 2011 18:09 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Drumhellar"
umccullough
Member since:
2006-01-26

I'm going to buy an iPad 2 over the coming days. LOL.


You're such a consumer ;)

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RE[3]: Comment by Drumhellar
by Neolander on Wed 25th May 2011 19:44 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Drumhellar"
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

Totally, should be so ashamed to do a disservice to the true OS community by buying this cr-p ;)

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Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

INORITE.

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RE[4]: Comment by Drumhellar
by Drumhellar on Wed 25th May 2011 22:27 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Drumhellar"
Drumhellar Member since:
2005-07-12

You know, people are only complain that you only bought the iPad just so you give the illusion of being an Apple customer, when you really secretly still hate them.

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RE[3]: Comment by Drumhellar
by dukes on Wed 25th May 2011 22:46 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Drumhellar"
dukes Member since:
2005-07-06

Well.. make your own Apple linkbait and you can buy your very own iPad as well.

For the record, I do think Apple's stance on security needs to be greatly re-engineered.

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Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Stances are not engineered. If they were they'd be two foot thick and made of concrete of a known strength suitable for the application. Stances are words people say that they use to deflect criticism. See the difference?

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