Apple's Tiger: the most impenetrable Mac system yet

Monday, 2 May 2005, 4:59 AM EST

Tiger is the most impenetrable Mac system yet, filled with new defenses against the dark arts. Messages alert you -- a little annoyingly, actually -- every time you download a file that could theoretically contain a virus (because it contains a runnable program, even if it's compressed).

And a new "stealth mode" in Tiger's built-in firewall makes your Mac invisible to ping signals from Internet predators hunting for computers to infect.

At NewsFactor.

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