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Researchers Create First Firmware Worm that Can Infect Macs

It was reported Monday that the first firmware worm that is able to infect Macs called “Thunderstrike 2” has been created by researchers. According to Wired, “An attacker could first remotely compromise the boot flash firmware on a MacBook by delivering the attack code via a phishing email and malicious website. That malware would then…
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OWC Aims to Bring SSD Upgrades for All MacBook Models

In case you missed Apple’s big “Spring Forward” event earlier today, Tim Cook & Co. announced a new ultra-thin 12” MacBook model with a Retina display. It is unclear at this point whether the SSD module in the new...

What a Difference a NuGuard KX...
It used to be that in order to really protect an iPhone or iPad, you had to encase it with a thick and bulky case. Many of these bulky...

ThunderBay_MW Shifting the Pro Paradigm: Alternative Pro...
For many pros, ourselves included, the silver tower Mac Pro was the gold standard when it came to demanding workflow, featuring fast processors, memory expansion options, a solid stock...

PR_SSD2012 OWC SSDs: Built Better For Your...
When getting an upgrade for your Mac, you want it to be as reliable as the Mac itself. In essence, you want it to “just work.” At OWC, we...

HalfMastW OWC Observes Memorial Day, Honors Armed...
Once again, OWC will be closed on Memorial Day to honor the thousands of individuals in the U.S. Armed Forces that have given their lives protecting and preserving our freedom....

PR_ministackMAX NewerTech miniStack MAX: The Missing Link
The Mac and PC roadmap is moving away from optical drives. Many computers are just becoming screens with keyboards attached, a charging port, and maybe a single USB port....

DigLLoyd1 Mix And Match: More Memory =...
When using a new Mac Pro 2013, installing four matched memory modules will get you optimal performance. This allows the system to use quad-channel addressing, which is the most...

confused-Globe Hurry Up And Wait, The New...
Well it’s been an interesting few days on the Apple front. Yesterday, the company announced the Mac Pro will be available today and now most orders are pushed back...