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The Windowization of the Mac Brings New Threats

From Boot Camp to the Hackintosh to its Intel Core, the Mac is becoming more of a PC, it’s the amusing flip side of the I’m a Mac and I’m a PC commercials, the differences are eroding and with that erosion comes a wave of new threats. While Ars Technica reports on the discovery of fossil code that suggests that Apple may have been flirting with the idea of making Leopard Windows App compatible, there’s another QuickTime exploit out aimed at seizing control of Macs. Isolation, being an island OS, kept the Mac safe from the stormy seas of viruses and hackers, but to mix metaphors, the drawbridge is down now and the Mac is increasingly just a fancier PC,

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