I'M IN UR APPLE TV, WATCHIN UR VIDZ

Apple patches Apple TV.

The Macalope doesn't own one because it's hard to operate that little remote with his massive hooves, but Apple TV owners should be aware that Apple recently patched a potentially exploitable flaw in its eponymous set top box.

Tip o' the antlers to ISFYM which provides a humorous footnote.

Ironically, the problem is in a protocol called UPnP, originally developed by, of all companies, Microsoft. Figures.

Now, now.

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    Born of the earth, forged in fire, the Macalope was branded "nonstandard" and "proprietary" by the IT world and considered a freak of nature. Part man, part Mac, and part antelope, the Macalope set forth on a quest to save his beloved platform. Long-eclipsed by his more prodigious cousin, the jackalope (they breed like rabbits, you know), the Macalope's time has come. Apple news and rumormonger extraordinaire, the Macalope provides a uniquely polymorphic approach. Disclosure.

     

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