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MAC: False Sense of Security?

Mac users are “operating under a false sense of security,”
according to Symantec Corp., and Firefox users will have to recognize that the popular
open-source Web browser is currently a greater security risk than Microsoft Corp.’s
Internet Explorer.

Symantec’s latest Internet Security Threat Report, published today, found evidence
that attackers are beginning to organize for attacks on the Mac operating system.
Researchers also found that over the past six months, nearly twice as many vulnerabilities
surfaced in Mozilla browsers as in Explorer.

“It is now clear that the Mac OS is increasingly becoming a target for the malicious
activity, contrary to popular belief that the Mac OS is immune to traditional security
concerns,” the report said. “Full

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