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Comment: What about security (Score 1) 145

by andrew71 (#47661091) Attached to: The Quiet Before the Next IT Revolution

I don't subscribe to this rose-tinted point of view, especially if you look at all this beautiful tech from the security standpoint.
Most of the tech we deal with today was originally designed without security concerns. In most cases, security is an afterthought.
So much for sitting back and taking a break.

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Intego's "Year In Mac Security" Report 132

Posted by kdawson
from the almost-popular-enough dept.
david.emery notes the release of Intego's "Year In Mac Security" report (PDF), adding: "Mac OS X and iPhones that haven't been jailbroken fare pretty well (although vulnerabilities exist, there's not been a lot of exploitation). Apple does come in for criticism for 'time to fix' known vulnerabilities. Jailbroken iPhones are a mess. The biggest risk to Macs are Trojan horses, often from pirated software."

Stinginess with privileges is kindness in disguise. -- Guide to VAX/VMS Security, Sep. 1984

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