Mac Security vulnerability

It was bound to happen: A significant Mac vulnerability surfaced yesterday

Anyone using Safari to download stuff should disable automatic opening of safe files in the Preferences > General panel. And keep an eye out for the next security update 😉

Maybe all the Mac fanboys that claim Mac OS X as “free from security holes” will start to rethink their argument. Saw an interesting article on potential InputManager security issues the other day as well. The Mac has largely been safe through obscurity rather than (necessarily) design. As Apple products become more popular, this kind of thing will surface more and more…