Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sat 25th Jun 2011 08:55 UTC, submitted by John
Mac OS X "Using a Mac may certainly be a safer choice for a lot of people as despite being vulnerable they are not targeted. However this is not the same as Macs being secure, something Eric Schmidt erroneously advised recently. I may be able to browse impervious to malware on a Mac at the moment, however I personally would not be comfortable using a platform so easily compromised if someone had the motivation to do so. In this article I address just why OS X is so insecure including the technical shortcomings of OS X as well as Apples policies as a company that contribute to the situation."
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RE: A few counterpints
by someone on Sat 25th Jun 2011 09:24 UTC in reply to "A few counterpints"
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2006-01-12

The fact that they are inviting Charlie Miller and others to review Lion suggests to me that they have at the very least addressed the security flaws that were repeatedly commented upon by those individuals. Otherwise, why bother?

Edited 2011-06-25 09:33 UTC

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RE[2]: A few counterpints
by Kroc on Sat 25th Jun 2011 09:36 in reply to "RE: A few counterpints"
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Because it's good PR?

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RE[3]: A few counterpints
by someone on Sat 25th Jun 2011 10:13 in reply to "RE[2]: A few counterpints"
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2006-01-12

Wouldn't be good PR if the researchers ended up revealing afterwards that none of their often-voiced concerned were properly addressed...

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