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Big Mac Attack

Posted by meredith_e 7B Piedmont NC (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 30, 07 at 12:39

Oh, yes, and Mozilla has been in the sights for a bit as well. I suggest a new law like Murphy's, drawing on Field of Dreams: If you code it, they will hack...

Security experts not surprised the Mac was hacked, 04/26/07: Security researcher Dino Dai Zovi sent a shudder through the Macintosh community late last week when he successfully hacked the Mac with an exploit that he sent to a friend attending the CanSecWest security conference. By gaining shell access to a Mac by pointing the Safari Web browser at a specially-constructed Web page, Dai Zovi won a $10,000 prize from 3Coms Tipping Point division -- and took a lot of Mac users by surprise....

Here is a link that might be useful: Security experts not surprised the Mac was hacked, 04/26/07

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Big Mac Attack

Well-better stay away from porn sites and no charging.Speaking of porn sites did you ever innocently go to Yahoo chat room and think you would find a place to chat? Even the cancer site has ``college girls''offering to bare it all.

RE: Big Mac Attack

It's come to this (or rapidly is coming to this, or will come to this)

Quick Time Exploit

There's a certain element of safety in knowing you're already a target by using Windows. Ironic, isn't it?


RE: Big Mac Attack

I didn't know about Quick Time! Yeah, it looks like MAC's day has dawned. Wonder if they are flattered, lol?

RE: Big Mac Attack

durn, I thought ya'll were talking about FOOD!!! (Guess who woke up hungry this morning??)

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