It's not just Windows. OS X phones home too.
Daniel Jalkut has discovered that Windows Genuine Advantage is not the only piece of software that phones home to check in. Mac OS X 10.4.7 gets lonely too.
Using Little Snitch, an app that monitors network traffic on your Mac, he caught the home-sick culprit, a new Dashboard process called dashboardadvisoryd. Apple Phones Home, Too via APC Magazine Ľ Itís not just Windows. OS X phones home too.
Back to: PC Security, privacy news