2008-07-29

Apple gets an F

Apple needs to start paying half as much attention to security as they're paying to design. Weeks after every other major vendor has released a patch to what we affectionately call the Kaminsky DNS Flaw at work, and months after being informed of the problem, Apple still hasn't patched their implementation.

I never had a soft-and-fuzzy feeling about Apple's commitment to patching, but for them to sit on a serious, ubiquitous flaw as their competitors react responsibly for once shows in no uncertain terms that their priorities seem to lie elsewhere.

Microsoft is a great pioneer in doing things wrong - from a security perspective, anyway. You'd think Apple would do everything it could to differentiate itself and win more market share. You'd think...

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