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Researchers claim to have discovered a vulnerability with the sandbox security mechanism used by Apple. The sandbox, which is baked into the kernel of Mac OS X, is designed to apply application restrictions, so that code that has no reason to access a network isn't able to access a corporate LAN or the internet, for example. The …

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Trollface

I remember when Apple pundits branded their systems as immune to any attacks...

.... G'd old times...

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Anonymous Coward

Obviously you don't understand what this article is discussing

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Trollface

Could you elaborate and enlighten me?

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Joke

Re: Tchou

Neither system is immune, unless the weakest link is eliminated - the user. Sandboxed app may ask him to execute sudo rm -rf / for example, citing some urgent reason, like to save the world from imminent disaster

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Paris Hilton

Feature

Isn't this just akin to the standard practice of relabelling a bug a feature and pretending it's not there?

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Coat

It's not a vulnerability...

...they've written their code wrong...

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Anonymous Coward

http://www.loopinsight.com/2011/11/14/core-found-something-but-it-wasnt-a-sandboxing-security-hole/

for another take on what Core found.

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Anonymous Coward

So it is safe if hackers act like Apple wants but unsafe if they don't?

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