Posts Tagged ‘macos’

Protect your Mac from malware

Protect your Mac from malware

Viruses and malware creators are out to attack anyone and everyone within their reach — including Mac users. Despite Apple’s insulated macOS layouts, cybercriminals are finding ways to identify and exploit vulnerabilities. Viruses that affect Macs There are four general virus types that hit Apple products, and their effects can range from merely annoying to […]

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Think twice about selling or donating a Mac

Think twice about selling or donating a Mac

Today’s computer users often forget or are unaware of how much sensitive information their devices store. The ability to save passwords, credit card numbers, and personal messages is undeniably convenient, but it’s also a huge liability. If you’re thinking about getting rid of your Mac, make sure to follow these steps first. Sign into all […]

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Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

When it comes to security updates, time is usually of the essence. The longer you wait to install a fix from a vendor, the higher the risk of being compromised. But in the cases of the Meltdown and Spectre flaws, you might be better off waiting until a more reliable patch is released. Let’s review […]

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Apple fixes major macOS security flaw

Apple cyber incidents have increased steadily over the past few months. In 2017, we’ve witnessed several Mac ransomware strains and a host of other computer viruses. Recently, Apple discovered a major security flaw with macOS High Sierra. Read on to find out more. Serious bug On November 28th, security researchers reported a serious bug in […]

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Apple releases KRACK patch in latest OS

Almost every macOS update comes with a security patch that users often dismiss. If you’ve read about KRACK, then you should know that updating your Mac’s operating system to macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra is extremely important. Here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s latest Mac OS. Why you should update now Foremost on Apple’s […]

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New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

The macOS operating system has a reputation for being impervious to security risks, but according to recent news, that’s not always the case. In High Sierra, even someone with zero IT experience can steal your password. Here’s how to stop them. What is the bug? The vulnerability pertains to sweeping changes in how macOS stores […]

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macOS High Sierra: what you need to know

There are several improvements in Apple’s recently launched macOS High Sierra, and Apple enthusiasts should be thrilled. These include an overhauled interface, faster processing, more efficient storage management, and a long list of application updates. Read on to find out how Apple’s newest OS improves user experience. Greater speed and efficiency The improved Photos app […]

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Virtualization 101: Running Windows on a Mac

If you own an Apple computer, you might think it’s impossible to install Windows-based software on it. But with operating system (OS) virtualization, you can run any application you want and enjoy exciting new cross-platform features. Configure an entire machine with a few clicks With programs like VMware and Parallels, installing Microsoft’s OS on your […]

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Don’t let your old PC go to waste!

Do you still have old PCs and laptops lying around somewhere? If you’re thinking about finally trashing them, don’t! Despite being big, slow, and prone to crashes, you can still make good use out of your old computer. You might have to do some light upgrades like install more RAM and a bigger hard drive, […]

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Beware the Mac malware stealing bank info

With a name like OSX.Dok, it’s hard to feel confident about staying ahead of the recent MacOS malware. The cryptic letters foreshadow countless pages of complicated code that most computer users don’t understand at all. Fortunately, avoiding this cyberattack doesn’t require any programming know-how whatsoever. OSX.Dok isn’t new, but it has been improved Originally, this […]

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