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    Yesterday, Apple unveiled a lot of security updates to fix 25 bugs in their Mac OS X operating system. Apple said that these fixes affects various parts of the operating system, including some third-party components such as the Kerberos authentication technology and the Macís AirPort driver software, Help Viewer, and Installer application.

    The company added in their security advisory that some of these flaws are serious enough to allow an attacker to gain complete control over an unpatched Mac.

    Source: http://www.playfuls.com/news_07063_A..._Mac_OS_X.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by peat moss View Post
    The company added in their security advisory that some of these flaws are serious enough to allow an attacker to gain complete control over an unpatched Mac.
    Sounds like M$.
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    time 4 me to get the updates...

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    so now mac not secured enough ha?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SCT View Post
    time 4 me to get the updates...

    There is an interesting story here as well about a contest to find Mac vulnerabilities .


    Myth crushed as hacker shows Mac break-in :

    http://www.infoworld.com/article/07/...ference_1.html

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