Mac ransomware and how to defeat it

Mac ransomware and how to defeat it

Although most ransomware is designed to attack Windows systems, a new strain is targeting Mac computers. Discovered last month, Mac ransomware OSX/Filecoder.E was found by researchers to behave just like any cryptolocker variant. It would encrypt all data until victims paid the cybercriminals.

Russian hackers target Mac OS X users

Russian hackers target Mac OS X users

While plenty of malware target Windows and Android operating systems, Apple products also get some unwanted attention from cybercriminals. In February, Fancy Bear, the Russian hacking group accused of leaking information from the US Democratic National Committee, have created advanced malware for Macs and iOS backups.

Updates on Microsoft Office for Mac

Updates on Microsoft Office for Mac

Microsoft has just announced plans to bring support for add-ins for the Mac version of Microsoft Office. Despite being in the initial testing stages, this development is still exciting nonetheless. This marks another step forward in Microsoft’s efforts to bring the Mac version of the Office Suite closer to its Windows counterpart.

Apple’s new year comes with new malware

Apple’s new year comes with new malware

We love Mac computers as much as anyone does, but even we have to admit the notion of superior cybersecurity can be a bit overblown. Malware still finds its way onto Apple devices, and the only remedy is preparedness. Take a minute to brush up on the first Apple malware of 2017 before it puts a damper on your new year.

iPads allow thieves to bypass lock feature

iPads allow thieves to bypass lock feature

Nobody wants to spend the day stressing about dangerous scenarios and “what-ifs,” but in some cases we really must insist. In a recent development, it was discovered that one of the iPad’s anti-theft measures can be easily bypassed with little to no special training.

iCloud Calendar spam problem “fixed”

iCloud Calendar spam problem “fixed”

A new feature has been added to iCloud Calendar to address its sudden onslaught of spam. Although some users were hoping for a solution that would eliminate the spam issue altogether, the very nature of how spammers propagate their links prevents that from happening.

Beware of this iPhone-crashing video

Beware of this iPhone-crashing video

iPhone users should be careful about opening suspicious videos circulating in the web. Recently, a bug in the form of a five-second MP4 clip has been passed around in online forums and video sharing websites. The brief video seems harmless at first, but when iPhone users unwittingly click on the video link, their phones begin to slow down and ultimately crash.

iPad Mini 5: top 6 speculations

iPad Mini 5: top 6 speculations

Apple products are famous in the tech world for their quality, and their iPads are no exception.The iPad Mini 5 is the new product users eagerly anticipate. Unlike its predecessors, it was not launched in September but is expected to be launched in March 2017. Over the years, Apple has updated its product designs with new features that stand out from the others.

Download iOS 10.1 right now and here’s why

Download iOS 10.1 right now and here’s why

If you want to make sure that your iPhone reliably works the way it should and that all the information in it is secure, you should always pay special attention to updates as soon as they become available. Although you may be hesitant to immediately download the latest iOS 10.1 update, you should get to know more about why you should download this update right away.

Benefits of upgrading to an iPhone 7

2016october18_apple_cUpgrading to the new iPhone 7 has several benefits and features that are obviously not available in the older versions. After Apple released their latest flagship smartphone, much of the talk revolved around the absence of the headphone jack. Although the iPhone 7 is a minor upgrade of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, buyers will enjoy several benefits.