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Bugs and exploits.

There’s a very interesting Q&A over at ZDnet with Charlie Miller, the “researcher” who exploited Safari on OSX in the recent Pwn2Own contest. Charlie says that OSX is by far the easiest operating system to write exploits for since it employs no anti-exploit measures. Gulp. Of course, you need to find a bug before you can write an exploit and even then exploits tend to require some user-input, but this should still make for pretty chilling reading for Mac-users.

Sadly i think the majority of Mac owners who do find this piece will just choose to dismiss it and i doubt that (m)any Apple-oriented websites will pick-up on the article anyway…