Tag Archives: security
You Don’t Have to Be a...
Passwords. They’re one of the banes of modern life. I know I should be using unique and strong passwords for every account or service I use. But when you...

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...

Data Privacy Day: Keep Your Data...
Have you ever wondered what would happen if your Mac were lost or stolen? Your first thoughts may be about the inconvenience, or the expense of replacement. But when...


Tips for Travelers: Physical Security For...
Rocket Yard Contributor Steve Sande is out of the country on a great adventure, so he’ll be providing readers with a lot of helpful tips over the next month...

Tech Tip: Finding and Changing Your...
Every network card in your Mac, whether it’s for Ethernet, Wi-Fi, or even Thunderbolt, has been assigned a unique identifier called a Media Access Control or MAC address. This address...


Rocket Yard Guide: How to Stay...
It’s vacation time! I just got back from a twelve-day road trip, and being the techie that I am, I just had to take my iPhone 6s Plus and...

OWC Sponsored Military Makeover Episode to...
The Lifetime channel’s Military Makeover is a mini-series dedicated to giving back to members of our Military and their loved ones. Enlisting the help of decorators, designers, landscapers and other home...

Apple Adds Passcode Requirements for Touch...
Users might have noticed recently that Apple has quietly strengthened its passcode requirements for iPhone or iPads with the Touch ID feature enabled. Users are now required to enter...