As reported on CRN, Apple's switch from PowerPC
to Intel-based Macs could lead to more attacks and cross-platform
exploits, according to some researchers and solution providers.
Fri, Mar 24 2006 5:05
Researcher Says Intel Macs Could Invite More Exploits
OS X includes features that make
it a target for malware, and the Intel-based Macs may be even more
vulnerable than their PowerPC predecessors, according to security
researcher Kevin Finisterre, who created the three recent versions of
InqTana, a proof-of-concept worm that spreads through a vulnerability
in the Bluetooth feature of OS X.
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