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Comment: Re:No overwhelmingly surprising (Score 1) 409

by hobbit (#39641909) Attached to: Apple Snubs Security Firm That Spotted Mac Botnet

Long ago, Apple's Installer app team decided that the default target for library files should be /Library rather than ~/Library.

That single decision has had the upshot that for the last decade and more, Apple has been training its users to type in their admin passwords at the drop of a hat.

I've never understood why they didn't realise it would come back to haunt them. Now they're going to have to learn on the back foot.

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