As important as it is to back up your data, software is only half the story when it comes to digital disasters. Hardware can go bad, or even get stolen, and there’s no way to keep a backup of a shiny new MacBook Pro. Or is there?
Mac OS X may have a sterling reputation for being virus-free, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of other ways for malicious types to invade your personal space. According to one security blog, one such vulnerability has turned up in the new OS X Lion which allows hackers to change your account passwords.
Kids of all ages love using Macs -- and that means risking them seeing, doing, and deleting things they shouldn’t. This comprehensive guide shows you how to keep your beloved hardware safe -- oh, and your kids too!
It’s a sadly familiar tale: An Apple engineer walks into a bar and leaves his iPhone prototype behind, where it’s scooped up by persons unknown. That sounds familiar to anyone who survived last year’s lost iPhone 4 scandal, but history has repeated itself this year in the very same way.
Time Machine is great for everyday backups and simple file restores, but it only gives you the ability to restore your system after reinstalling OS X. But what if disaster hits, and you don't have this kind of luxury? A full clone of your Mac’s hard drive can really help get you back up and running in a matter of minutes. Read on to find out how to make a bootable clone of your Mac's main hard drive and come back from a data disaster.
I just got a new iMac; however, I’m afraid that my boyfriend who works as a Genius at an Apple Store will be able to “hack it” and go through my files in my account. How can I protect myself from my boyfriend who is a Mac expert? Help me!
YGN identified security issues on an Apple Developers Website April 25 and immediately notified Apple. Although Apple responded on April 27, they did not fix the problems, and YGN threatened to go public with information about how to exploit the security issues a few days ago. According to YGN, just one day after the news spread about their threat, Apple finally fixed the issues.
Apple's developer website for Mac OS X, iPhone, and iPad is ripe for hacking, according to YGN Ethical Hacking Group. YGN, allegedly based out of Myanmar, claims that a malicious hacker could exploit three potential security holes in this website to launch phishing attacks. If successful, such attacks cause users to unknowingly enter credentials into a fake web page.