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Mac OS X Snow Leopard Security

Mac OS X Snow Leopard Security

Posted January 16, 2009 at 10:58am by iClarified
Apple's move to 64-bits in Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard will enhance their efforts to secure its operating system, according to AppleInsider.

In an in depth article AppleInsider looks at the security efforts made by Microsoft and Apple. As well has how these security measures will be improved in Snow Leopard.

Over the last eight years, Mac OS X has enjoyed a tranquil existence in stark contrast to the high profile security threats and attacks suffered by mainstream Windows users. Microsoft's monopoly over the PC world has long meant that anyone interested in creating extensive, easily spread damage through software exploits would focus their efforts on Windows.

Since Microsoft's OS was originally developed primarily for business computers sitting together in a trusted LAN environment, it was not only easy to exploit software flaws in the system but also trivial to find ways to fool the system into forwarding viral payloads to other systems. Once exposed to the open Internet, Windows didn't stand a chance.

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