“Last week, Apple released OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion and Lion specific fixes for the ‘go to fail’ SSL certificate issue,” FairerPlatform reports. “The mothership did not, however, release an OS X Snow Leopard fix, which lead a notable chicken little (aka ComputerWorld’s Greg Keizer) to state that Apple had de facto abandoned OS X 10.6.”
“In a word, no,” FairerPlatform reports. “No, Apple has not abandoned OS X Snow Leopard, which runs one about one-in-five Macs, and we know this based on two simple facts.”
FairerPlatform reports, “Firstly, OS X Snow Leopard does not include the faulty ‘go to fail’ code.”
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