Yesterday Apple issued a fix for 58 vulnerabilities in its Mac OS X operating system, many of which could lead to hackers running malicious code and hijacking your Apple Mac.
The update to version 10.6.2 of Mac OS X Snow Leopard also includes a number of “stability and compatibility” update for users, including a fix for a bug that permanently deleted user data while using guest accounts.
More information about the products affected by the Apple security vulnerabilities can be found on Apple’s website.
Security Update 2009-006 has also been released for users of Mac OS X 10.5.8 who have not yet upgraded to Snow Leopard.
It can’t be emphasised strongly enough the importance of keeping your computer patched. Even though…
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