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Are the recent Mac OS X security vulnerabilities the work of genius crackers or mostly just shortcomings in Mac OS X’s association of applications and documents? Geoff Duncan looks at the recent Safari exploit and Matt Neuburg explains how we’ve ended up in this situation. Also in this issue, Adam reviews iPhoto 6 in detail, checks in with the latest news from former Macintosh evangelist Guy Kawasaki, and looks briefly at Apple’s announcement of the one-billionth song sold via iTunes.

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Apple Special Event Coverage

Apple Special Event Coverage -- This week's issue goes out a day before an Apple media event on 28-Feb-06, and although we could prognosticate until our keyboards break under the strain, we'll instead do the sensible thing and report on Steve Jobs's announcements in ExtraBITS shortly after they happen

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Guy Kawasaki Is Back!

As the Macintosh has matured over the years, some people moved on, and the Mac world was the poorer for it. But one familiar face from the days of yore has been popping up again lately: ex-Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki

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Of Files, Forks, and FUD

As a level-headed, rational reader of TidBITS, you have, I trust, resisted being swept away on the wave of fear, uncertainty, and doubt spread this past week with regard to the latest variety of Mac OS X security holes to gain wide attention (see Geoff Duncan's "Significant Safari Exploit Discovered," elsewhere in this issue, for more details)

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/27-Feb-06

The first link for each thread description points to the traditional TidBITS Talk interface; the second link points to the same discussion on our Web Crossing server, which provides a different look and which may be faster. DVD audio into iTunes? How do you record a snippet of audio directly from a DVD? Read on to learn several different methods