1. Security
    April 20th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    Macs still vulnerable to “Rootpipe”

    Late in 2014, a security flaw, dubbed “Rootpipe”, was identified. This gives root access to attackers. Root access gives greater access to low...

  2. Security
    March 20th, 2015 by Michael Cooney
    IBM: Mobile app security environment currently vulnerable

    Major weaknesses in mobile application development make enterprise data vulnerable to attack. That was the major conclusion from an IBM/Ponemon study...

  3. Blogs
    March 20th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    FREAKish apps still have security holes

    The web security exploit known as FREAK was patched by Apple days after it was discovered two weeks ago. FREAK relied on a configuration issue...

  4. Security
    March 16th, 2015 by Jeremy Kirk
    Google error leaks owner personal info for nearly 300,000 websites

    A Google software problem inadvertently exposed the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers used to register websites after people had...

  5. News
    March 5th, 2015 by John Ribeiro
    Apple will replace contract security guards with full-time employees in Silicon Valley

    Apple will replace a number of contract security positions with direct hires for its Silicon Valley operations, amid widespread demands from contract...

  6. App Guide
    February 27th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    LastPass for Mac

    The gold standard for password vaults on the Mac is 1Password. Now in its fifth major release, 1Password has matured along with its userbase. One...

  7. Help
    February 6th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to encrypt your Mac with FileVault 2, and why you absolutely should

    Apple’s first pass at built-in encryption was, frankly, terrible. The original FileVault, introduced with 10.3 Panther in 2003, only encrypted a...

  8. News
    January 27th, 2015 by Grant Gross
    Report: Apple agrees to Chinese security audits of its products

    Apple will allow China’s State Internet Information Office to run security audits on products the company sells in China in an effort to counter...

  9. News
    January 27th, 2015 by Ian Paul
    Google’s Project Zero publishes three OS X zero-day vulnerabilities

    Google’s not just picking on Windows. The search company’s Project Zero initiative recently published three unpatched bugs in OS X,...

  10. Blogs
    January 23rd, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    When it comes to security, who can you trust?

    In previous columns, I’ve explained the chain of trust and the weak links in various methods of security. But reader Duane asked a few days ago, regarding...

  11. Help
    January 14th, 2015 by Topher Kessler
    What to do if your Mac refuses to accept your password

    Even though you can set up your Mac to automatically log into your user account without a password, your computer is going to be more secure if you...

  12. Blogs
    January 9th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Latest iCloud crack can’t beat a good password

    You’ve likely read about iDict, a very publicly released cracking tool designed to compromise iCloud accounts using brute-force techniques –...

  13. Workflow
    December 19th, 2014 by Anthony Caruana
    iOS or Android for business

    Different computing platforms have always had zealous advocates who beat their chests and pontificate about the virtues of their preferred computing...

  14. Help
    December 18th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    The four Mac security options everyone should know

    As our lives increasingly go digital, security is a major concern not only for the various online services we use, but also for the devices on which...

  15. Security
    December 16th, 2014 by Anthony Caruana
    Protecting your tech during the holidays

    Your business relies on technology. Whether it’s for the accounts program, point of sale system or just email and scheduling, losing your computer...

  16. News
    December 15th, 2014 by Tony Bradley
    Report: iOS users care more about privacy and data security than Android users

    You wouldn’t think privacy and security were platform-specific, but data released by cloud storage service iDrive seems to say that iPhone and...

  17. Blogs
    December 12th, 2014 by Zach Miners
    How your in-store shopping affects the ads you see on Facebook

    While many activities have migrated online, Facebook is still eager to know how its users shop in physical stores. That information helps companies...

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