RE: mac trojan in-the-wild

From: Gadi Evron <ge@linuxbox.org>
To: Jim Harrison <Jim@isatools.org>
Cc: Thor (Hammer of God) <thor@hammerofgod.com>,bugtraq@securityfocus.com <bugtraq@securityfocus.com>,full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk <full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk>
Subject: RE: mac trojan in-the-wild
Date:


On Thu, 1 Nov 2007, Jim Harrison wrote:
> While Apple-oriented threats may not get either the validation or the publicity (on hardly equals the other) that Windows attacks do, it's hardly accurate (much less fair) to make those comparisons.
> For all those comparative points, my Kaypro-4 running ZCPR is more secure than any Apple OS.
>

The comparison is of the Microsoft eco-system in the security realm when 
Windows 98 was out. Whether by lack of visibility, unpatched exploits or 
organized criminal interest.

That is the significant part.

    Gadi.





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