Beware: new Mac malware on the loose

Beware: new Mac malware on the loose

One of the defining characteristics of Apple computers is their seemingly impenetrable security system. Business and individual consumers alike who value security most in an operating system choose Apple products. Will this still be the case now that malware attacks on MacOS are increasing — 744% in 2016, according to reports? Read on to find […]

New Mac Pro speculations

New Mac Pro speculations

Since 2013 when the current Mac Pro model was released, nothing has been confirmed regarding the progeny of the high-end workstation, until now. When will the new Mac Pro be released? What can you expect under the hood? How much will it cost? We answer all that and more. Processor The new Mac Pro is […]

Why you should upgrade to iOS 10.3

Why you should upgrade to iOS 10.3

Apple is constantly looking for ways to improve user experience in their iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. And while some updates get lost in the crowd, the iOS 10.3 is an update you can’t miss. The update, which took over seven beta versions to develop, offers bug fixes and new features, including: Find my […]

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. But here’s the catch: There’s no guarantee that the Mac ransomware will […]

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. Here’s how the exploit works. According to antivirus provider […]

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. Read on for […]

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 […]

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. And although no one wants to assume his or her tablet […]

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. Instead, Apple needs your help in reporting and removing these unwanted […]

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 […]