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Old 04-10-12, 05:51 PM   #13
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They **** up like MS does.
no they don't, apple is perfect, they never get anything wrong
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Old 04-11-12, 11:29 AM   #14
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The torrent p2p network has been alive and kicking because it's been using zombie macs for years.

Thanks for all the usage mac people lmao.
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Old 04-11-12, 05:31 PM   #15
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Word is that apple is considering (read: haven't done yet) releasing a tool to remove flashback. However this is after the trojan has existed for six months. In addition to this, apple ignored the first security firm that reported this to them, and as if that wasn't bad enough, they took steps to try to prevent that firm from probing the activities of this botnet.

This is proof positive that Apple is THE ABSOLUTE WORST OEM when it comes to security. Not by just a little, but by a LOT. In fact not only are they not doing anything about it, they are actively making the situation worse.
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Old 04-11-12, 11:44 PM   #16
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Yay my hackintosh is clean lol
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Old 04-16-12, 03:03 PM   #17
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Apparently another virus/trojan has been found: http://www.bgr.com/2012/04/16/second...vulnerability/

I hear the haters coming . . .
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Old 04-16-12, 03:11 PM   #18
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Yeah I heard about that a few days ago. Not really news though since nobody uses macs anyways.
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2 in 2 weeks, maybe the Mayan calandar was right, the world is coming to an end!
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Old 04-17-12, 10:52 AM   #21
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Glad i don't have a Mac, in fact i was glad i dont have a mac before i read this thread....
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Old 04-17-12, 01:58 PM   #22
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Yay my hackintosh is clean lol
yeah, because it was build and mantained by a smart individual. 99% of mac users don't have a clue what they are doing, and worst thing is that they all think that their macs are immune to all security issues.

noob that thinks is safe(mac user) is worse then a noob that knobs that there are security issues(windows user).
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Old 04-17-12, 08:45 PM   #23
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+ 1 to the above.

The worst part is that the general public actually think macs are safe without having to have a second thought on the matter. Then on top of that the situation is made even worse by Apple trying to maintain this image at all costs... They actually think that if they don't admit that there is/could be a problem that there never will be? Well, they're being proven wrong now, at the cost of their customers security and privacy.
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Top that off with Apple refusing to admit there is a problem, as Rakeesh :: mentioned above. I wonder how long before Apple gets hit with the anti trust law suits and iLife, iTunes and Safari can no longer be bundled with a Mac. Wont just work then...
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