Tag Archives: Malware
How to Check for Malware and...
Recently, I noticed that unwanted ads were popping up on my iMac telling me there was malware on my computer and that I needed to deal with the problem....

How Someone Can Use Your Mac’s...
If your Mac seems to suddenly be running hot, with the fans making more noise than usual, your battery runtime has taken a nosedive, or you’ve noticed that your...

VPNFilter malware mechanism. Image via Cisco. The FBI Wants You To Reboot...
Last week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a statement saying that all consumers and small businesses should reboot their Wi-Fi routers and NAS devices. If you haven’t...

Mac 101: How to Avoid Mac...
The Mac App Store was supposed to be the place to find and purchase apps for a Mac without having to worry whether the seller, developer, or some other...


Everything You Need to Know About...
In case you have missed recent media reports, a security vulnerability in Intel and other tech...

10 Common Things That Put Your...
For many people, buying a Mac is making a significant investment and we want that investment to be productive for as long as possible. You might not know that...

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...