DV Hardware bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
October 28, 2016 
Main Menu
News archives

Who's Online
There are currently 88 people online.


Latest Reviews
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
ZOWIE G-TF Rough mousepad
ROCCAT Isku FX gaming keyboard
Prolimatech Magnetic Pin

Follow us

Apple's Widgets vulnerable?

Posted on Tuesday, May 10 2005 @ 17:53:16 CEST by

The new Dashboard widgets feature in Apple's Mac OS 10.4 has a potential security vulnerability. It seems that it is rather simple to create and install potential malicious widgets.
Despite these concerns, Stephan said he thinks Apple has done an all-right job in protecting its users from malicious widgets, although he did suggest that Apple rethink its logic behind the auto-install process in Dashboard and give users a way in which to remove widgets easily, preferably outside the Dashboard layer.
More details at eWeek


Use Disqus to post new comments, the old comments are listed below.

Re: Apple's Widgets vulnerable?
by Anonymous on Tuesday, May 10 2005 @ 21:27:11 CEST
I was going to buy Tiger over the weekend. I will hold off now until this vulnerability is fixed!


DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2016 DM Media Group bvba