I’m excited to see many of the new features and updates coming in both iOS and macOS this fall. Developers and early adopters will dig into these in the next few weeks and we’ll learn much more, but thanks to Dan Moren from Six Colors, here are some of the details we know today. iOS … Continue reading Details from WWDC 2018
A serious bug in macOS High Sierra lets anyone log into an admin account using the username "root" with no password. This works when attempting to access an administrator's account on an unlocked Mac, and it also provides access at the login screen of a locked Mac.
Simply put, safe email is plain-text email. Today’s web-based email systems are electronic minefields filled with demands and enticements to click.
Tuesday, February 5th 2019 February 7th, 2017 is Safer Internet Day. In the interest of helping spread the word about the many resources available, here are just a few links to check out. Safer Internet Day A Parents’ Guide to Protecting Kids’ Privacy on Social Medi Google Security Checkup Parents Guide to Cyberbullying
These days, most apps no longer require an Installer, so when I find one that does, I run this to ensure it's not going to install something malicious. Do you know what files that Installer package actually installs? Do you know what scripts it runs during installation, and what they do? Do you know who the package really came from? … Continue reading Inspect Mac Installer Packages
Working in technology, I’d wager at least half of the people I encounter have red alert badges on multiple home screen icons. The reasons why they ignore them aren’t important. What’s important is that you need to take action. Apple just released iOS 9.3.5 to fix a zero-day security vunerability that could potentially give access … Continue reading Update Your Damn Phone