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Re: Apple Goes Gaga on Security With OS X Update
Posted by: Richard Adhikari 2009-05-13 15:44:18
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With the release of Mac OS X 10.5.7 Wednesday, Apple appears to have acknowledged a raft of security issues surrounding its operating system. The latest updated version of the Mac operating system addresses bugs, improves support, and contains 47 security fixes, by the count of security software vendor Intego. The package includes updates to the OS, core graphics and the iChat video chat client, as well as to the Safari browser. Apple recommends that users of Mac OS X 10.5, also known as "Leopard," install Mac OS X 10.5.


anti virus folks need the business
Posted by: drpalmer 2009-05-14 08:47:28 In reply to: Richard Adhikari
With both Windows 7 and Mac 10 software versions including more security features, the anti-virus folks are scrambling for business. With the help of the internet, the anti-virus folks are fast to point out vulnerabilities in each of the systems.
How they do this would almost fit in the designation of scare tactics.

Chicken Little is still around.
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