Tag Archives: Security & Privacy

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How to Work With and Around Gatekeeper

Gatekeeper, part of the Mac's security system for ensuring files you download or install on your Mac are safe to use, has been around in one form or another for quite a while. Primarily intended to prevent various forms of malware from...

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How macOS Catalina Improves Mac Security

Mac owners who have upgraded to macOS Catalina have probably noticed a lot of new features and changes to existing functionality. But they may not have really been aware of how much Apple has improved Mac security. Today we’ll look at some of the changes and how they keep your Mac safe from intrusion.

The Impenetrable Mac Is a Thing of the Past – Use a VPN

For many years, Mac users saw themselves as untouchable. Viruses weren’t designed to target the Mac operating system and digital attacks were far less complex than they are today. In recent years, though, as Apple’s products have become more popular...

This is What Apple Sends You When You Request Your Data

Privacy is a big topic right now, especially with the European Union's recent move to enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In the European Union, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, anyone can request an immediate download of all of the...

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