Archive for November, 2006

Upcoming Conferences

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

I will be speaking at the following venues in the near future: Chaos Communication Congress, Berlin, Germany (December 29, 2006) Macworld Conference & Expo, San Francisco, USA (January 11, 2007)

On Mac OS X Viruses

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

I usually find the security-related smugness of Mac users rather jarring. What’s often even more jarring is the reasoning behind such smugness. That said, I have to say that the recent furor regarding the so called OSX.Macarena “virus” amounts to, well, bullshit. If anti-virus companies are pretending to “recognize the threat” and therefore attempting to [...]

For the Record…

Saturday, November 4th, 2006

After I published Understanding Apple’s Binary Protection in Mac OS X, eWeek published a story on Apple’s binary encryption: Apple Places Encrypted Binaries in Mac OS X Although there’s nothing excessively misleading or incorrect in the story, to me, some parts of the story sounded like I had a conversation with eWeek. I did not. [...]


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