Apple becoming bigger target for crackers

by admin August 14, 2008 at 3:38 pm

The slowly increasing popularity of OS X could, at one point or another, attract greater attention from would-be criminals and those bent on breaking into people’s systems. While Windows is the target platform of choice for most, OS X has come under increasing levels of attack in recent times. That’s what security specialists are noticing about both iPhones and Mac machines, particularly this year.

Not all of the increased attention is bad – with increased popularity also came a rise in the people reverse engineering Apple protocols and protection systems, which led to wonderful things like the ability to unlock your iPhone in user-friendly ways.

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