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Re: Spyware becomes increasingly malicious

  • From: Niels Bakker
  • Date: Wed Jul 14 15:34:34 2004

>> Sorry, it was a _technical_ question - is MAC OS known as having pests
>> and ad-ware in the comparable numbers (if any)?

* stepnwlf@magma.ca (John Underhill) [Wed 14 Jul 2004, 19:45 CEST]:
> This is spurious logic. You are suggesting that Mac is a more secure
> operating system, and I would suggest that it is probably far less
> secure, because it has not had to withstand years of unearthing
> vulnerabilities in the code.

It has.  Darwin is based on years of development in BSD code.


	-- Niels.

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