1. Blogs
    December 1st, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    Two-factor authentication gets physical with USB U2F devices

    I’ve written a few times about two-factor authentication (2FA), where a password (something you know) is paired with a second item, like a device-generated...

  2. Security
    November 22nd, 2014 by Anthony Caruana
    Data security pitfalls – Five things you need to know

    Over the last couple of years, the IT security landscape has changed in some very significant ways. Criminal gangs and nation states are now responsible...

  3. Blogs
    November 11th, 2014 by Chuck La Tournous
    Three key things to know about Yosemite and security

    Like its National Park namesake, Apple’s newest operating system can be imposing, perhaps even a little daunting to newcomers. And although you...

  4. News
    November 11th, 2014 by Martyn Williams
    Vulnerability leaves iPhones open to fake app attack

    Security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in iPhones and iPads that allows attackers to install fake apps that take the place of legitimate...

  5. News
    November 6th, 2014 by Jeremy Kirk
    Apple security checks may miss iWorm malware

    Apple’s security technologies for Mac OS X may still miss iWorm, a piece of malware discovered in late September that infected thousands of...

  6. News
    November 3rd, 2014 by Magnus Aschan
    Swedish hacker finds ‘serious’ vulnerability in OS X Yosemite

    A white-hat hacker from Sweden says he’s found a serious security hole in Apple’s Yosemite OS X that could allow an attacker to take control of...

  7. Blogs
    October 31st, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    Take the pain out of two-factor authentication with an app

    I’ve been stressing two-factor authentication (2FA), or two-step verification, in my previous columns, because I believe most people avoid using...

  8. Blogs
    October 24th, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    Continuity and Spotlight highlight the need to closely examine where our data goes

    On Monday, I dutifully installed iOS 8.1. This let me turn on Continuity, the suite of seamless connection features between iOS and Mac OS X devices...

  9. Blogs
    October 20th, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    Everything you need to know about iCloud security

    Two-factor authentication (2FA) is the latest thing that hundreds of millions of people will likely be dragged into using for the purposes of securing...

  10. Help
    October 13th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    iCloud two-step verification just added another step: app-specific passwords

    Reader Darlene Brian is having issues with her iCloud account. She writes: I use Outlook for Mac for my email and today it’s been telling me that...

  11. Blogs
    October 10th, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    The scary side of Touch ID

    In this column I want to freak you out just a little bit. In the coming weeks, I will be writing columns to help Mac and iOS users understand the...

  12. News
    October 3rd, 2014 by Lucian Constantin
    Is that used iPad stolen? Apple creates Activation Lock tool to check

    If you’re looking to buy a used iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device, Apple is now offering an online tool to let you first check if it’s been locked...

  13. News
    September 19th, 2014 by Caitlin McGarry
    Apple updates privacy policy: ‘We sell great products,’ not your data, says Tim Cook

    Need another reason to upgrade to iOS 8? Apple can’t see any of your personal information if you have a passcode enabled on devices running the...

  14. News
    September 18th, 2014 by Caitlin McGarry
    Apple beefs up security with two-factor authentication for iCloud backups

    A sneaky method hackers use to crack your iCloud backups won’t work anymore if you’re serious about your security. Overnight, Apple turned on...

  15. News
    September 16th, 2014 by Harry Tunnecliffe
    Apple Watch, HealthKit APIs facing early questions concerning user privacy

    Many months ahead of its expected early 2015 release, the Apple Watch has been publicly questioned in the US over the privacy for users of the new...

  16. Help
    September 16th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    How to spill-proof your laptop (and how to fix it if that fails)

    Perhaps one of the worst threats your Mac faces is the chance of being doused with water or other liquid: In a second, a cup of coffee could leave...

  17. News
    September 9th, 2014 by Dan Moren
    Apple now emailing users when iCloud accessed via web

    In the wake of last week’s theft of celebrity photos, Apple has started beefing up security for its iCloud service. The move, part of improvements...

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