Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Feb 2006 22:49 UTC, submitted by jayson.knight
Mac OS X It seems like flee-in-Apple's-fur, cracker 'Maxxuss', has succeeded in cracking Mac OS 10.4.4 for Intel. "We were just about to hunker down and wait through the cold winter and a wet spring until we saw some results on the OS X 10.4.4 for Intel hacking efforts, but it looks like we're getting a little Valentines present from 'Maxxuss' who has already broken through Apple's heightened security that is present in their shipping version of the OS. It's just a preliminary release, not all hardware is supported and it requires a bit of futzing around to get it to work, but seeing as we weren't expecting this kind of breakthrough this early, we really can't complain."
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Apple isn't worried yet!
by stephanem on Tue 14th Feb 2006 23:20 UTC
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> there's a market for half-baked OSX installs on cheap self-built crap

Installing MacOSX on a PC clone in itself isn't bad for apple.

What you don't want happening is a bunch of hardware cloners palming off cloned MacTels as the "real" deal.

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