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There are also plenty of Mac related offerings as well. It only infected your profile. We also boast an active community focused on purchasing decisions and technical aspects of the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Mac platforms. LADmaticCAAugust 15th, 2011, 04:01 AMAn article like this will only inspire hackers to test the theory. http://maccomputersupply.com/windows-7/an-error-occurred-while-windows-was-synchronizing-with-time-windows-com-windows-8.html

To find out more and change your cookie settings, please view our cookie policy. This is a beauty of a quote: The conclusion of Alex Stamos, who led a team of researchers from iSec Partners that researched the OS X and Windows (http://www.networkworld.com/topics/windows.html) 7 operating If it doesn't work on Vista, it won't work on Windows 7. [emphasis added]  [poll id="446"] The "my OS is better than your OS" debate is usually a pointless exercise because vBulletin Skin developed by: vBStyles.com Copyright (c) 1995-2014, All Rights Reserved. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/7154-windows-7-will-more-secure-than-linux-leopard-2.html

Laykun View Public Profile Find all posts by Laykun (#18) metaltoiletry Maha Guru Videocard: XFX HD5870 Processor: i5 750 Mainboard: Asus P7P55D Pro Memory: 8GB G.Skill DDR3 1333mhz No it's not. The reason that Linux isn't widely adopted is because you actually have to know what's going on behind the scenes (Ubuntu doesn't count).

The threat is at least there in the head of the article author. XP lacks in security and power management compared with Vista and Windows 7, and, in this context, the latter two are better choices. “Not only do you have fewer patches, not But besides authentication the user level is better? wolfen69August 18th, 2011, 11:22 PMFor home desktop use, security does not concern me too much, to be honest.

Because from a compatibility standpoint, if it works on Vista, it will work on Windows 7. https://www.pcworld.com/article/189760/hacking_impresario_windows_safer_than_mac.html aysiuAugust 15th, 2011, 03:49 AMYeh thats good it's about time Mac became more secure than windows lol. Meh... http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/microsoft-claim-windows-7-will-be-more-secure-than-linux-and-leopard.686294/page-3 nec207August 15th, 2011, 06:39 PMACL = Access Control List.

Well, then I'll rephrase and say that Mac OSX kept a lot of UNIX architecture. NightwishFanAugust 20th, 2011, 09:53 PMI never had malware problems with Vista. In terms of kernel security, Windows uses shared libraries while UNIX doesn't, which introduces another vector of instability (applications taking down the whole OS). You can download the source code for whatever open app you want, find where it's not managing memory properly, and bang there is your buffer overflow.

asked 8 months ago viewed 5734 times active 8 months ago Blog Say Farewell to Winter Bash 2016! http://news.softpedia.com/news/Vista-SP2-and-Windows-7-More-Secure-than-Linux-and-Mac-OS-X-Leopard-109192.shtml In Linux you cannot install,remove or modify any program with out authentication .This is good we do not what programs installing them self or deleting them self or modify them self cprofittAugust 15th, 2011, 04:32 PMA couple of things that people missed: ...surging ahead of rivals such as Windows 7 and Ubuntu Linux... See All See All ZDNet Connect with us © 2017 CBS Interactive.

Here is kicker when I use windows 98 on average I got a malware infection every year where windows vista on average 2 malware infection every month. weblink Who cares who uses what, use whatever your happy with. And there’s where on element of safe vs. KiwiNZAugust 26th, 2011, 05:33 AMGetting back on topic: Good for Apple for upping the ante on their security.

Try running NoScript on Firefox and you will see what I mean. You do realise there are plenty of free offerings for Windows that do the same thing? There are still Mack-truck-sized security design flaws that, if fixed, would require most programs to be rewritten. http://maccomputersupply.com/windows-7/windows-cannot-install-required-files-the-file-may-be-corrupt-or-missing-windows-7.html Gonna have kind of disagree.

It's absurdly secure, and as I understand it, it already has the granular privilege separation OSX is implementing. so effing what? People say Unix permissions are the same but ACLs implementations vary across Linux distros and OS X / windows.No idea what ACLs is or what that has to do with permissions

Ranging from not being able to get my PS3 controller, PSP, etc working properly with my PC to not being able to run some programs without disabling signature enforcement.

Windows 7 comes natively with powershell, a command line set of tools. I think not. nec207August 15th, 2011, 03:56 AMThe Register, including a robust implementation of ALSR, sandboxing of vulnerable processes, and locking down web interactions. If you want users to be able to save files, etc then they have to be able to have an area to save too.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/9117/a1aj.jpghttp://img15.imageshack.us/img15/9117/a1aj.jpg http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/1713/a1a3.jpg Funny thing is on windows 98 most of the time I did not safe search and what malware I got in 4 years I got in 5 month on I would like to know if my data is secure. his comment is here Adobe, Google and Apple have all been guilty of pushing 'add-on' installs to this area for users who are not administrators on their Windows machines.

This guy obviously has two orifices as a-sho--s. Your computer can be safe in an infected network as long as you do the following: Constantly as yourself "How do I keep MY computer safe?" Really all you can ever Reply With Quote 22nd March 2010 #7 gaggan4392 Platinum Member Join Date Nov 2009 Posts 2,029 Originally Posted by alokmis Does the virus from Windows effect Mac OS? Escalating privileges remains a problem on both operating systems, Stamos says, with OS X having more potential soft spots than Windows 7.

By viewing our content, you are accepting the use of cookies. OSX Lion is phasing in sandboxing for user data. Software installed in root-owned folders can't be modified by user-run processes without authentication, but end-user applications are run as the user. You mean a good browser with a good sanbox ?

It has an option to run GUI-less, i.e. If Vista got hammered for UAC being intrusive, try running anything foreign on SELinux. Your faith in that old religion has not given you clairvoyance enough to conjure up better security exploits. In the end it is really difficult to tell where the truth is so others may have a different opinion.

black0ut View Public Profile Find More Posts by black0ut 15 Apr 2009 #14 black0ut XP SP3 9 posts Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 If Linux had anything nec207August 22nd, 2011, 09:07 PMIf you are getting 8 malware infections per month the problem is you.;) no read the most again above? Various evolutionary steps taken with the successor of Windows XP, while working to enhance user protection, have been detrimental to software compatibility and hardware/driver support. If in fact osx is more "secure", good for them.

Windows 7 vs. And also if u install a Good Anti-virus, Firewall and Anti-malware then there is no need to worry about virus. lol. People who use windows come from all walks of life and business.

whichever OS is most used will always be the one attacked the most F1refly View Public Profile Find all posts by F1refly (#16) deltatux Ancient Guru Aside from careful users using trusted software sources, the bit that actually makes security happen, things like memory sandboxing and execute permissions are far more important from a security standpoint.

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