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Apple Fixed Piggybacking Issue in Software Update

If you are using Apple application in Windows, i'm pretty sure you encountered this.

Couple weeks ago there has been a series of reaction specifically those who understands information security, criticizing about Safari 3.1 piggybacking or stealth installation through Software Update. [full story here]

The interesting news, Apple listened and fixed this issue in its latest Software Update tool for Windows version 2.1.

Apple fixed the issue by creating two sections: (1) Updates (2) New Software. This shows that Safari 3.1 is no longer piggybacking in software updates since it has its own category as New Software, which is good.

But, the tick boxes were still filled-in by default? [full story here]