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Authored by: ratthing on Oct 02, '05 08:24:53AM

Which is why it would be better to use the built-in firewall and use the priviledge separation it provides, learning about that would take too much work. People use Little Snitch because it's "easy" and they don't understand that OS X already provides the same functionality.

Little Snitch is insecure were it to have a CLI because it runs as the user that is logged in and thus, requires no password to make configuration changes. If it ran as the priviledged user or another user, then you'd have to use sudo to change anything via the CLI.

Of course, in the "real world" you'd never be running your filewall from your workstation.


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