Thursday, November 23, 2006

iAdware

iAdware


We recently received a proof-of-concept sample of an adware program. Normally that wouldn't be worth blogging about, but in this case it's for Mac OS X.


2007 I guess is when we find out how well the Apple environment can handle spyware. How well designed is Apple software/scripting environment (such as applescript) engineered in terms of security. I really hate the idea of having to pay for/run third party software, that uses "my" cpu cycles to secure "my" computer from malicious bits. An OS should have security engineered into it. So far, I didn't have to run third party software to protect my Mac, or Linux machine. Lets hope it remains that way.