A bug in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion allows attackers to gain superuser access if they reset the clock to 1 January 1970. The bug shouldn’t affect most people, as the attacker also needs shell access to the Mac, and the user must have enabled superuser access in the past. follow link
Add Slides to Pear Note from Other Applications
If you have some slides in any application, and you'd like to add them to a Pear Note document, there's no need to save them out and then import them into Pear Note. Instead, you can send them directly to Pear Note through a PDF service. For instance, if you had slides in Keynote, just:
- Select Print within Keynote.
- Click the PDF button.
- Select Send PDF to Pear Note.
This can also be used to import other document types into Pear Note to take notes on them as well.
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- TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 16 September 2013 (16 Sep 13)
- Security Update 2013-004 for Lion and Snow Leopard (12 Sep 13)
- OS X 10.8.5 Fixes Nasty Text Rendering Bug (12 Sep 13)
- ExtraBITS for 2 September 2013 (02 Sep 13)
Hackers Can Root Macs by Going Back in Time
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This will remove any past sudo shell access from your history and block this exploit but only when you logout from the shell. When using sudo for anything, I always create a new shell window in Terminal and exit when I'm done. This ensures that the logout script runs.
The best part is that if or when Apple fixes this, you don't really have to do anything because the only consequence to doing this is that you get the initial warning message each time you used sudo instead of just the first time.