Apple Updates Safari – Is It Safe Now?

Apple recently made Safari available for Windows users…and webmasters rejoiced. Within 2 hours, critical security flaws were found, and many put off downloading the browser promising 2 times the browsing speed and application launch speed of current browsers. Safari also offers several other features including (of course) tabbed browsing, easy bookmarks, pop-up blocking, resizable text fields, private browsing, auto-fill, a beautiful interface, and SnapBack, a nifty little feature that allows you to “Instantly snap back to search results or the top level of a website.”

Safari 3 Beta
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AVG Offers Free Anti-Rootkit Detector

Damn Sony for introducing the rootkit. They started it as a method of protecting their CDs from being copied and monitoring your listening habits to send relevant ads (a.k.a. Adware,) but the technology ended up being used to transmit keyloggers and other harmful programs to unsuspecting computers.

Grisoft just released their AVG Anti-Rootkit program with a 30-day free commercial license, and it’s still free after that for home users.

AVG Anti-Rootkit Free