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Ransomware
It's time for MacRansom: New ransomware goes after MacOS
Fortinet has warned of a Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) that is making its home on a webportal hosted on the TOR network.
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Ransomware
Welivesecurity reports new crypto-ransomware hitting macOS
We have seen a new ransomware campaign for Mac. This new ransomware, written in Swift, is distributed via BitTorrent and calls itself "Patcher".
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Malware
Bitdefender discovers new Mac malware on the scene
Another notorious Mac malware has popped up on the scene. Xagent can rob users of passwords, iPhone backup data and take screenshots.
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Apps
Hands-on review – CleanMyMac 3 software
If you miss the utilities that your Windows colleagues use to maintain their PC, here's your app.
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Apple
First impressions of macOS Sierra: Destined to fly or fated to pie?
Today macOS Sierra is finally available as a free download for Mac users. It is still only early days, but here are my first impressions.
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Apple
Apple release new free OS update for Mac – hello Siri!
Apple today announced their latest major update to the macOS. The biggest change? Siri is now on the Mac.
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Microsoft
From the Dark Side turn you must: Alternatives to Windows 10
Pat Pilcher has just published an article aptly entitled, Windows 10 is horrible. So what are the alternatives? Owen McCarthy investigates..
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Apple
And winner for the best Mac security solution is…
Are you a Mac user? Apple’s offerings claim a substantial part of the market, and thus it is always good to know which security solution is best.
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Malware
New malware steals passwords from OS X keychain
OSX/Keydnap is reportedly a Trojan stealing passwords and keys out of OS X keychains, while creating a permanent backdoor.
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Ransomware
There's no such thing as Mac OS X ransomware, right?
OS X users have been hit with the first known case of Mac ‘ransomware’ malware, found in the recently released BitTorrent client app Transmission.
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Apple
Meet OS X El Capitan: Steering your Mac into smoother waters
Apple’s next major release of its operating system, dubbed OS X El Capitan, is only a day away and includes a number of new features.
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Apple
From Yosemite to El Capitan, Apple scales new peaks
Apple says its next major release of OS X – dubbed El Capitan – focuses on speeding up performance and offering a richer user experience.
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Apple
Cyclone mass configuring Apple devices with DEP offering
Kiwi schools are lining up to take advantage of mass configuration of Apple devices with Cyclone Computers the first NZ reseller to offer Apple DEP.
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Apple
Apple offers Yosemite as free upgrade
Everything you need to know about Mac OS X Yosemite, offered as free upgrade today
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Apple
Review: Wacom Intuos Pro Medium
I was excited to have a go with the Wacom Pro graphics tablet. I'd had a small version when I used to work in photo editing and I wanted to see the progression they'd made. Using tablets made my creativity so much easier to transfer to the image. Did it deliver?
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Apple
Apple unveils free OS X Mavericks update
Apple has today announced that OS X Mavericks, the 10th major release of Cupertino's most advanced desktop operating system, is available free from the Mac App Store.
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Apple
Apple releases OS X Mavericks preview
Live from the WWDC in San Francisco, Apple unveils a developer preview of OS X Mavericks, the 10th major release of the operating system.
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Symantec
OSX.crisis has security vendors rubbing hands in glee
The days of Mac users sneering at the insecurity of their Windows counterparts are rapidly coming to an end.
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Apple
Apple releases OS X Mountain Lion
Branded as making the Mac, iPad and iPhone work even better together, Apple's new upgrade is available to download.
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Apple
Apple developer event sells out in two hours
Worldwide Developers Conference harder to get tickets for than most rock concerts.
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Apple
News: patents for Apple Store design, Apple events in the spotlight, apps for Mac users, and more!
Apple and Steve Jobs have won patents for the design of the Shanghai Apple Store.
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Apple
Apple previews OS X ‘Mountain Lion’ - Updated
Check out the video showing off the new operating system, OS X.
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Apple
Updated video editing app from Apple
Apple today announce a new version of its Final Cut Pro app with a new low price point.
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Apple
Jobs shows off OSX Lion
Apple announces its next major upgrade to the OSX line with Lion