Sunday, December 25, 2005

hackers now targeting mac

hackers now are targeting mac's because of some issues they have, and they where so secure, key word might be where. here is a little of the report, save you all a little time. A study recently released by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) Latest News about Symantec, "The Internet Get Linux or Windows Managed Hosting Services with Industry Leading Fanatical Support. Security Threat Report," indicates that attacks on Macs are likely to begin and increase in the future, as overall attacks from the Internet on private networks grow, too. "Attackers are launching increasingly sophisticated attacks in an effort to compromise the integrity of corporate and personal information," said Arthur Wong, vice president of Cupertino, Calif.-based Symantec. The study showed that last year, researchers found some 37 critical vulnerabilities on the Mac operating system, for which Apple is now issuing monthly security updates. "The appearance of a rootkit called Opener in October of 2004 serves to illustrate the growth in vulnerability research on the OS X platform," the Symantec study said. "Multiple remote and local vulnerabilities have been disclosed that affect both the server Latest News about Servers and desktop versions of OS X. Vulnerabilities in the Apple windowing system and development kit and in the Apple default Apache configurations are two of the vulnerabilities ... for which Apple released patches."

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