Chris Pepper: ‘Adobe Lies, Badly’

Chris Pepper on the CS3 installer’s disabling of the Mac OS X firewall:

Stopping the firewall temporarily is opening customers to unnecessary risk. It’s bad, but Adobe’s in good company here. On the other hand, saying this is necessary is either a lie about security (never a good idea) or gross technical incompetence (not a real improvement).

Wednesday, 23 May 2007