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 […]

Secure your Mac before discarding it

Secure your Mac before discarding it

Well over half of Americans save account passwords to an application or web browser, and at least as many also store private documents on their computers. That’s fine for people who take active measures to protect their data, but if you give away a computer, you surrender all control. Make sure to follow these steps […]

Best of Mac 2018: Your time-saving checklist

Best of Mac 2018: Your time-saving checklist

“Time is money” may be a cliche, but it is worth repeating because it’s true. In fact, Apple incorporates many time-saving features onto its macOS updates so that Mac users become more efficient the longer they use their machines. Use our checklist to become the time-saving machine you’re meant to be. Declutter with Desktop Stacks […]

Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

It’s been three weeks since one of the worst IT security vulnerabilities in history was announced, and consumers are still receiving mixed messages about how to protect themselves. We usually encourage users to install software updates as often as possible, but when it comes to Meltdown and Spectre, that advice comes with an asterisk. Unsecured […]

Apple fixes major macOS security flaw

Apple fixes major macOS security flaw

With new vulnerabilities discovered every day, it’s important for users to keep their computers up to date. The problem is many find this process tedious and sometimes ignore it altogether. But if you’re a Mac user, we urge you to install the latest patch as soon as possible. Serious bug On November 28th, security researchers […]

Apple releases KRACK patch in latest OS

Apple releases KRACK patch in latest OS

The macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra update “improves the security, stability, and reliability of your Mac and is recommended for all users.” This is a standard message in most operating system updates, but users seldom pay heed. This time, however, Apple’s latest Mac OS includes a security update that’s essential to keeping your devices safe from […]

New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

A glaring security mistake has been discovered in Apple’s most recent desktop operating system. It’s not the sort of vulnerability that requires complicated malware or IT knowledge; anyone can learn this exploit in a matter of minutes to steal your password. Here’s how to stop that from happening. What is the bug? The vulnerability pertains […]

macOS High Sierra: what you need to know

macOS High Sierra: what you need to know

macOS High Sierra, Apple’s newest desktop operating system, aims to enhance current features, fix problems, and improve overall user experience. A long list of refinements await iMac and MacBook users, but here are the ones businesses will find most useful. Greater speed and efficiency The improved Photos app is getting most of the attention in […]