The worm turns on Apple

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Macintosh enthusiasts have long used the security of their systems as a flag to wave in the faces of their Windows-using counterparts. With the recent announcement of some key holes in Mac OS X, that flag is drooping.

According to many analysts, however, it's not likely that viruses will soon run roughshod over the Mac world as they have over the Windows community. This is largely due to Apple being more conservative with the way it has doled out its root privileges. "The highest level rights are turned off ...

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