Posted on March 20, 2013 2:35 pm

Apple Security: "Safe" Files

Apple Security: “Safe” Files Posted by Sean @ 14:22 GMT

Things that Apple’s OS X 10.8.3 update patched — which may allow for arbitrary code execution — that are also on “safe” file type list used by Mac browsers: ImageIO (picture); IOAcceleratorFamily (picture); PDFKit (PDF); QuickTime (movie).

OpenSafeFileAfterDownloading

Open “safe” files after downloading… on by default.

You may wish to consider unchecking that particular box.