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About OS X 'trojan horses'
Authored by: maintain1 on May 13, '04 12:29:51PM

This is so funny. This is nothing more than a basic unix command. It is on EVERY UNIX-LIKE OS and has been for years and years.



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About Mac OS X ‘trojan horses'
Authored by: davidbodonnell on May 13, '04 03:36:55PM

I'm as non-plused about this warning as I was about the last one from Intego, about another ‘exploit' that has been known about for years. I half expect them to breathlessly announce that there is a dangerous feature in Mac OS X whereby you can (gasp!) empty the trash without warning, and potentially delete important files!

Or better yet, warn that some nefarious person might write an AppleScript that would enable Postfix and then mail itself out to everyone in your Address Book, then give it the icon of a popular program. Oh, the horror! Start a letter writing campaign to Apple to get that awful, awful UNIX layer disabled immediately!



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