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    Snow Leopard -ASLR
    What do you think about the Address Space Layout Randomization? the was its set up, is it less secure then win7 or even xp ?

    "Apple didn't change anything. It's the exact same ASLR as in Leopard, which means it's not very good. I hoped Snow Leopard would do full ASLR, but it doesn't. I don't understand why they didn't. But Apple missed an opportunity with Snow Leopard. Apple did make various moves to improve Mac OS X 10.6's security including a revamp of QuickTime and additions to Data Execution Prevention (DEP), a security feature built in to Windows Vista."
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    Lake Mary, Florida
    15" MBP, Core i7/2GHz, 8GB RAM, 480GB Crucial M500 SSD
    Thread moved to more appropriate forum. Please read before posting in Rumors & Reports.
    Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!

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