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That doesn't entirely add up to me. I mean you've got 3 OSs, all very different under the hood. How is one flaw in one 3rd party app going to allow the total takeover of all 3 OSs in the same method?

I'm not saying it's impossible, make no mistake. I just don't understand how that works.

If it said somewhere already posted in this thread - forgive me. I got 2.5 hours of sleep last night, and I've been up and running ever since. Why I'm awake - I have no idea.
http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=993

To backup it affects every OS.
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go back to your bridge troll. no one cares
Well its in the forum rules...post topics in the appropriate section, shall i go and post an offtopic thread about Peanuts in the software news section?
    
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"just cuz the boys at ryans labs made it hack proof doesnt mean we aint gonna hack it"
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Guy's it was a Flash flaw's which let Vista down.

It affects every OS.
Yeah, but only on Windows is it zero-day.

The fact of the matter is, a bug may exist in an application, but the OS should only give the program the power it needs, hence you should not be able to get root from a flash bug, In windows you can, under Linux you can't.
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No one. As no one is perfect.
dude OMG take a joke and loosen up a bit.
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Yeah, but only on Windows is it zero-day.

The fact of the matter is, a bug may exist in an application, but the OS should only give the program the power it needs, hence you should not be able to get root from a flash bug, In windows you can, under Linux you can't.
From the later article, it seems the exploit would work in Linux. However, Vista was attacked since they were more familiar with that OS and the rules of the game allowed an exploit to be used on one OS.
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Well considering Mac was hacked with 1st party software, it wins the title of "most easily hacked".

Vista x86 required 3rd party software to get hacked in a timely mannor which while still very hackable, it is more secure than OSX. Period.

Theres no debating guys.
In terms of security = Linux>Vista>OSX
user friendliness= OSX>Vista>Linux
Software base= Vista>OSX=Linux
fanboy rate= OSX>Vista>linux
E-viagra=Linux>vista>OSX

    
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Someone here is going to try is prove otherwise. Come on nothing is ever full proof.
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seems as though linux only won buy default. everyone was WAY more interested in pointing out mac and vista flaws lol.

nonetheless, Linux FTW!
    
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