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Re: mac trojan in-the-wild
From: "David Harley" <david.a.harley () gmail com>
Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2007 10:00:53 -0000
you'll be *prompted* for
the root password, not asked to run it as root. Big
difference, and one that many users do not appreciate at all.
Good point. A lot has been made of the number of steps involved, but if you
accept the manifest impossibility that -any- Mac user would ever fall for
social engineering, it really isn't that hard to wind the garrotte round
your own neck.
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Re: mac trojan in-the-wild Jim Harrison (Nov 02)
Re: mac trojan in-the-wild Peter Besenbruch (Nov 01)
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