No Safari update for Windows and Snow Leopard

http://news.idg.no/cw/art.cfm?id=83077CCB-C322-6504-4231BC1F1B24BC47If there are Windows computers in your organization that are running the Safari browser, and/or if you have Macs that are running OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), be aware that the latest version of Safari is available only for Lion/Mountain Lion. Security researcher Joshua Long reported that there are more than 120 vulnerabilities in the older version of Safari that runs on pre-Lion and Windows systems, so using that browser puts the systems at risk from malicious web sites.

Read more here:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48425652/ns/technology_and_science-security/ 

Meanwhile, the last security update for Snow Leopard was shipping in May, and according to IDG, users of that OS don’t know whether Apple has stopped supporting it altogether since the company hasn’t put its OS support policy in writing:

http://news.idg.no/cw/art.cfm?id=83077CCB-C322-6504-4231BC1F1B24BC47

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