1. News
    February 19th, 2016 by Rich Mogull
    Why the FBI’s request to Apple will affect civil rights for a generation

    Note: This article is used, under syndication, from our colleagues in the US. Hence, it is very US-law centric. However, given comments made by Attorney...

  2. Blogs
    June 26th, 2014 by Rich Mogull
    Why Apple really cares about your privacy

    In the days and weeks since Apple’s WWDC keynote, something’s been bugging me, but I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. Then, recently, while...

  3. News
    June 5th, 2014 by Rich Mogull
    iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite: will they keep us safer?

    It used to be Apple rarely highlighted security and privacy in its developer-focused WWDC keynote presentation. But over the past few years Apple...

  4. Help
    September 11th, 2013 by Rich Mogull
    The iPhone 5s fingerprint reader: what you need to know

    So Apple has announced that it’s building a fingerprint reader into its new flagship smartphone, the iPhone 5s, calling that technology Touch...

  5. Help
    July 8th, 2013 by Rich Mogull
    Switch to Mac: security basics

    When it comes to your security, the latest versions of Windows and OS X are comparable, but you still have a few key differences and settings to become...

  6. Blogs
    June 17th, 2013 by Rich Mogull
    Apple’s security strategy: make it invisible

    When I received an invitation to the keynote event at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, my first reaction was, “Why?” I’m known as...

  7. Help
    February 22nd, 2013 by Rich Mogull
    How to disable Java on your Mac

    With the news that some Apple, Facebook, and Twitter employees’ Macs were hacked, and Apple and Oracle’s subsequent software patches, it’s...

  8. Features
    September 1st, 2012 by Rich Mogull
    Java security threats: What you need to know

    First, the bad news. Once again, Mac users are at risk due to a flaw in Java, similar to the one that enabled the Flashback Trojan. Even worse,...

  9. Help
    September 1st, 2012 by Rich Mogull
    Java security threats: What you need to know

    First, the bad news. Once again, Mac users are at risk due to a flaw in Java, similar to the one that enabled the Flashback Trojan. Even worse, there...

  10. Blogs
    April 7th, 2012 by Rich Mogull
    What you need to know about the Flashback trojan

    Russian antivirus vendor Dr. Web published strong evidence that more than 600,000 Macs have been infected by the latest variant of the Flashback trojan....

  11. Blogs
    May 26th, 2011 by Rich Mogull
    Mac Defender: Pay attention but don’t panic

    First, Apple releases a support note admitting that Mac Defender is indeed a problem, providing instructions on how to clean it and announcing an...

  12. Help
    March 28th, 2011 by Rich Mogull
    Protect your privacy: what happens to your data?

    When criminals obtain your e-mail address, credit card, or Social Security Number, your information enters an underground economy where it’s sold,...

  13. Help
    March 24th, 2011 by Rich Mogull
    Protect your privacy: take control of social networking

    Maintaining privacy on social networks is much like hanging all your dirty laundry on a highway billboard—and then asking only your friends to look....

  14. Help
    March 22nd, 2011 by Rich Mogull
    Privacy protection browsing the web

    When you browse the Web, it’s like you’ve allowed a bunch of companies to implant a tracking device in your arm and a small camera in your head,...

  15. Help
    Mac security: what you can ignore

    When you say "computer security," most people think "viruses," "worms," and other forms of malware. They also think, "Mac users don't have to worry...

  16. Help
    Mac security reality check: user error

    Some security problems are due to user error (or user laziness). It’s not that hard to practice good system security on your Mac. But a surprising...

  17. News
    The iPhone’s SMS vulnerability: What we learned

    The last week of July and first week of August is always an interesting time in the security world. That’s when the annual Black Hat and DefCon...

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