Posted by: macintoshsisters | January 17, 2008

Apple Fixes a Quartet of QuickTime Flaws

Why is Apple being bombarded with security issues? One researcher blames its growing visibility — and attitude.

With all the hype surrounding Apple this week and its MacWorld event it’s easy to forget that Apple is a company under a security siege.

More specifically, Apple’s QuickTime software has faced far more than its fair share of security woes over the past year. The software plays a critical role in Apple’s ability to deliver multimedia content on its Mac and iTunes platforms.

Though not quite as high-profile as Apple’s launch of the new Mac Air notebook, QuickTime didn’t go ignored by Apple this week, receiving an update to version 7.4.

FULL article at Internet News



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