Apple's in the eye of flaw finders

Wednesday, 8 February 2006, 10:36 AM EST

At the recent ShmooCon hacking conference, one security researcher found out the hard way that such venues can be hostile, when an unknown hacker took control of the researcher's computer, disabling the firewall and starting up a file server.

While such compromises have become common in the Windows world, this time the computer was a Apple PowerBook running the latest version of Mac OS X.

At SecurityFocus.

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