Security-Protocols :: The Bug Hunters Blog - Latest on OS X research..
Post about some serious security flaws in OSX, found by a security researcher.
I must say, I'm not surprised.
There's not been a lot of focus on security of Apple products in the past, but it seems that when it comes, with the increasing popularity of the platform, there will be a decent quantity of problems.
Whilst the UNIX-like underpinnings of OSX provide certain security advantages, there's nothing that I'm aware of which makes their security inherently better, at an application-level. And if they're typical of most tech companies, they won't be paying a huge amount of attention to secure development practices, until they start getting problems with published flaws/virii/worms...