Tag Archives: malware
Tech 101: Do Macs Need Antivirus...
One reason that many people move from the world of Windows to macOS is because they’re tired of the hassles of having their PCs infected with viruses and other...

An Annual Reminder: Watch Out For...
Have you ever heard of phishing? It’s a form of social hacking in which a malicious party sends out a ton of emails, purportedly from a well-used website or...

Image courtesy of Palo Alto Networks KeRanger Ransomware: What It Is and...
On March 4, 2016, Palo Alto Networks sent out a warning about a new piece of ransomware that affected Mac OS X. The ransomware was named KeRanger, was infecting...


Xcode icon Apple: Developers Should Validate Their Copy...
If you use Xcode to write apps for any Apple device, the company wants you to validate your version of Xcode and make sure that you never download a...

Malwarebytes Mascot Tech Tip: How to Install and...
For years, owners of Windows PCs have had one “feature” that Mac owners have missed out on — malware. While viruses are still almost nonexistent on Macs, there is a...

Stay Safe: Bug in iOS Mail...
A security researcher has uncovered a bug in iOS Mail that allows an attacker to remotely run HTML code on a computer when an email is opened. The researcher,...


FBI Issues Warning To Android Users
Say what you want to about Apple and their controlling, even heavy-handed policies and decisions at times. But for sure, the FBI has never issued a warning to users...

Dismantling the Trojan Horse (or why...
Aside from a couple of “conceptual” examples shown at conferences here and there, the only real piece of malware on the Mac that’s made it “into the wild” is...

We Don’t Need No Stinking Badges!
Mac users have forever scoffed at the idea of installing anti-virus software on their Macs. After all, in all the years that Mac OS X has been out on...