Mac Security: A Myth?
Source: eSecurity Planet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Server Security Apple is taking steps to address the Java vulnerabilities behind the Flashback Trojan outbreak. But Java isn't the only attack vector for OS X -- and Apple users can no longer cling to the belief that Macs are virtually immune to malware. Are Macs as insecure as PCs? It's a notion that once was unthinkable, but increasingly is being said out loud.

Recently, Mac OS X users have been at risk thanks to a Java-based attack vector. The Flashback malware specifically targeted OS X, and took advantage of the fact that Apple had not yet updated its users to a fully patched version of Java. More than half a million Macs were infected by the malware, which turned the victimized machines into a remote-controlled botnet.

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