Thursday, November 23, 2006



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.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...