On Wednesday, March 18, Apple released betas for developers running Safari on Mavericks and Mountain Lion.
A new rendering bug has been discovered that can cause Mac and iOS devices to crash.
As Russian security researcher has discovered that a specific string of Arabic characters can cause any application that uses WebKit such as Safari to crash in OS X Mountain Lion and iOS 6.
Following a string of beta releases, Apple has finally publicly released OS X 10.8.3 as an update through the Mac App Store. Changes include the usual bug fixes, stability improvements and minor feature enhancements.
Just breaking via TNW, a new Trojan named “Trojan.SMSSend.3666″ has been found by the security firm Doctor Web. The fake installer asks the victim to put in their mobile number to receive a code. This, then triggers an automatic subscription fee tacked onto the users’ account. While these fake installers are common for Windows users, this is the first time one has been found for Macs.
Lifehacker just did a updated browser showdown to ascertain what “might” be called the best browser for us Mac folks. I’ve been using Chrome over Firefox for a good couple years now, and while I’m rarely (okay never) tempted to try Firefox I’m often tempted to switch to Safari. I’m always wondering, however, if I’m sacrificing something by switching to Apple’s default, built-in browser.
Reading today’s Lifehacker post, however, makes me wonder if I’ve been missing something using Chrome.