Identifying Changes to the File System
The best thing about a Mac is that it comes pretty much locked down from outside attacks. The second best part of it is that its Unix and does not have years of crazy compromises piled on top of more compromises.
"When you use a Macintosh, or indeed any Unix-based system, it's comforting to know that your computer is more secure than Windows. It is, however, a mistake to equate "more secure" with "invulnerable." Keep in mind that the hacker who does break into your system has more skills than the average script kiddy. And when this happens, what should you be looking for? Let's assume that a malicious hacker wants one of two things:" MacDevCenter.com: Mac Security: Identifying Changes to the File System
(Submitted by Noel Wed Oct 12, 2005 )
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