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[4]: At least safer than
by brichpmr on Sun 26th Jun 2011 01:48 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: At least safer than "
brichpmr
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No OS is adequately secure against social engineering exploits, nor can they be. Users have to employ common sense and a modicum of knowledge to compute safely.

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