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 Mac Hole Has Users, Hackers Abuzz 

"While waiting for Apple to address the issue, experts like Elizabeth Lawley, an IT assistant professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, cautions users to change the way their browsers handle the Help and Disk protocols. Lawley advises downloading a free preferences tool, More Internet, to change the helper applications to non-scriptable programs like Chess. In addition, Safari's preference checkbox -- "Open 'safe' files after downloading" -- should be unchecked."

 (Submitted by Noel Fri May 21, 2004 )


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