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First Malware, Now This? Apple's FileVault Exposes User Passwords
2012-05-07 11:06:15

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com It's easy for the world to find your blemishes when every spotlight is fixed upon you. As Apple sells millions upon millions of iPads, iPhones and Macs, each problem can become glorified and magnified. For example, the news which broke last month about the FlashBack backdoor trojan which was affecting Macs worldwide, even in Cupertino: A significant problem, no doubt, but the story wouldn't have been nearly as attention grabbing had it been a...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'