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theReasonableMan
6th July 2005, 04:30 PM
Apologies to all if this has already been discussed - but this appears a bit frightening...

Widgets and Malware (http://zdnet.com.au/news/security/0,2000061744,39191150,00.htm)

-neon-
6th July 2005, 04:50 PM
I think it has, but its pretty much a moot point now anyway.

The update to 10.4.1 now prompts whenever a widget is downloaded, so its pretty hard to miss that something is trying to install itself on your mac.

If you look at the "zaptastic" page mentioned in the article he clears it all up there.

zaptastic link: http://stephan.com/widgets/zaptastic/

Watch out though, cause if you are still only on 10.4.0 then it will auto install a widget into your dashboard ;)

theReasonableMan
6th July 2005, 04:53 PM
Ah - awesome! Thanks for that....