Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Jun 2012 09:34 UTC, submitted by tomcat
Mac OS X "In the wake of the Flashback botnet which targeted Mac computers, Apple has removed a statement from its messages on its website that Mac operating system X (OS X) isn't susceptible to viruses." It was an untenable statement anyway. Security is an illusion.
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RE[4]: How to Get My Money Back/
by REM2000 on Tue 26th Jun 2012 14:31 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: How to Get My Money Back/"
REM2000
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2006-07-25

I totally agree, Windows NT was really well designed, i agree that if it's used correctly however i would also say the problem with NT Security can also be blamed on application creators and i put Microsoft at the top of the list.

I say this as it was quite evident that the OS team didn't work at all with the applications team, that Office and pretty much all Microsoft software requires administrator rights to install and in some cases run, the escalation part of windows administration was completely forgotten about until it became standard practice to setup standard user accounts with administrative privileges, something we are paying for and trying to unwork in the present.

No man made device is flawless, especially something as complex as an Operating System.

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