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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.

--
David Harley
AVIEN Interim Administrator: http://www.avien.org 
http://www.smallblue-greenworld.co.uk  



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