Loading Vista Onto a Mac
The Washington Post‘s Brian Krebs, editor of the Security Fix blog, has written an interesting and informative post about the potential security issues inherent in loading Microsoft’s new Vista operating system onto a Mac computing using Parallels software.
The net-net is as follows:
The guest operating system — in this case Vista — has almost full run of the data on the underlying hard drive (the critical system files appear to be guarded). I later found a rather longish thread about this feature at the Parallels user forum.
Security Fix. Perils in Parallels? Feb. 10, 2007.
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