Apple goes on Safari with hostile security researchers

Thursday, 14 June 2007, 12:38 PM EST

Security researchers have long speculated that Apple has benefited from security by obscurity, escaping attention from malicious hackers because Windows-based computers dominate in homes and offices. But Apple's new Safari for Windows puts it right in hackers' crosshairs. The browser gives hackers another way to attack Windows and security researchers will now likely spend hours hunting down holes in the code.

At Wired.

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