Has Apple lost its security shine?

Tuesday, 19 September 2006, 12:03 AM EST

First, there was Apple's massive May security update, which patched more than 40 vulnerabilities in Mac OS X and QuickTime. Then the company patched 26 more vulnerabilities in August. Almost simultaneously, security researchers took advantage of a wireless driver vulnerability to hack into a MacBook at this year's Black Hat conference.

What's going on here? Is the shine off Mac OS X? Is a raft of Windows-level security issues on the way for the secure-OS darling?

At InformationWeek.

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