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The security experts at Trend Micro have crowned Apple's Mac OS X as the riskiest operating system to be used based on the long patch cycles. There was a huge 644 MB patch sent out last November, five months after the previous patch. Trend Micro pointed at the sheer size of the update, but noted that " Apple’s penchant for secrecy and longer patch cycles also increased the risk for users."

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Look, I'm not here to start a flame war...just found this interesting and (rather) entertaining.
Edited by Phyxers - 1/3/11 at 6:39pm
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need the source.
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need the source.
fixed...my bad
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Yup, it's always been like that.
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been this way for a while but, i still use OSX for the hell of it once in awhile.
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It is a pretty OS, but its just damn retarded to use.
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It is a pretty OS, but its just damn retarded to use.
That't the point, simple to use. But the OP said he wasn't trying to start a flame war.

Anyway I wasn't even aware Trend Micro had any Mac software. Although they do have PS3 software. I still feel pretty safe on my Mac though.
    
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that's interesting considering how they keep saying it's safe.
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I don't understand why Apple has to dumb down everything for their customers. It seems like everyone's doing it nowadays.
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I don't understand why Apple has to dumb down everything for their customers. It seems like everyone's doing it nowadays.
Because most people are not that smart perhaps?
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