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Friday, March 28, 2008

MacBook Hacked In Two Minutes

Heh...it took only two minutes to hack the MacBook Air. Information Week:

    Mac OS X's reputation for security was tarnished Thursday when a team of researchers from Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) managed to hack a MacBook Air in two minutes using a zero-day vulnerability in Apple's Safari 3.1 Web browser.

    The ISE security researchers -- Charlie Miller, Jake Honoroff, and Mark Daniel -- were participating in the "PWN to OWN" competition at the CanSecWest security conference, which began Wednesday in Vancouver, British Columbia.

    "Pwn" is computer gaming slang for "own," as in conquer. The "p" typo serves to heighten the humiliation of defeat by emphasizing that the loss came at the hands of a youth who can't even spell or type correctly. The term has also come to be used in security circles.

Vista and Ubuntu outperform MacPwned: DV Labs:

    As of today, since the Vista and Ubuntu laptops are still standing unscathed, we are now opening up the scope beyond just default installed applications on those laptops...

This is teh funny! I know, I know - I have friends who think their Macs are the greatest thing since individually sliced and wrapped in plastic American cheese. But don't give me your 'tude about Mac-Superiority Complex. You've been PWNED my friends.


Yes but can hacking a MacBook get you laid?
bwa ha ha ha ha ha!

probably not!

heh heh heh heh! your comment kills man, it just kills!
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