Analyst criticizes security vendors for exploiting Apple flaws

Wednesday, 1 March 2006, 12:08 AM EST

It's no coincidence that not long after security vendors began beating the drum about possible exploits of the Mac OS X operating system, unpatched flaws were uncovered, an analyst suggested Monday.

Rob Enderle, principal at the Enderle Group, reacted to the recent news of a pair of worms aimed at Mac OS X and a zero-day vulnerability of Apple Computer's operating system with accusations that the security industry hypes the danger in order to sell more security software.

At Systems Management Pipeline.

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