Security flaws in OSX

Apr 24th, 2006

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Category: Vulnerability Management

Security flaws in OSX

Security-Protocols :: The Bug Hunters Blog – Latest on OS X research..
Post about some serious security flaws in OSX, found by a security researcher.
I must say, I’m not surprised.
There’s not been a lot of focus on security of Apple products in the past, but it seems that when it comes, with the increasing popularity of the platform, there will be a decent quantity of problems.
Whilst the UNIX-like underpinnings of OSX provide certain security advantages, there’s nothing that I’m aware of which makes their security inherently better, at an application-level. And if they’re typical of most tech companies, they won’t be paying a huge amount of attention to secure development practices, until they start getting problems with published flaws/virii/worms…

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