Tag Archives: Apple

Poison Tap – How $5 can hack your password locked computer.


So the world of computer security once again gets flipped on its ear. There you are at your workstation, you need to go get a coffee or have a bathroom break and as per company policy you “lock” your computer … Continue reading

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2015 was the worst in history for OSX malware


oh now here is a shock! A new report from Bit9 and Carbon Black details how 2015 was the worst year in history for OSX malware. In a 10 week study conducted by both organizations it was discovered that 2015 … Continue reading

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Apple lists top 25 apps hit by malware


But I thought Apple products were “immune” to infections….. Apple Inc. said the WeChat messaging app and car-hailing app DiDi Taxi were among the 25 most popular apps found to be infected with malicious software. Source: Apple lists top 25 … Continue reading

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Severe iOS bug prompts iCloud password theft | ZDNet


Severe iOS bug prompts iCloud password theft | ZDNet.

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Anatomy of a spam scam


We often get calls from clients in a panic asking about strange emails they’ve received and whether or not they are legit. We can usually answer just from a description of the email if it’s a fake scam or something real. … Continue reading

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‘FREAK’ security flaw in Apple, Android browsers leaves millions vulnerable – Technology & Science – CBC News


Here is another notice for those of you who have Apple or Android smartphones. 'FREAK' security flaw in Apple, Android browsers leaves millions vulnerable – Technology & Science – CBC News.

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BlackBerry revives lawsuit against Ryan Seacrest-backed Typo iPhone case – Business – CBC News


BlackBerry revives lawsuit against Ryan Seacrest-backed Typo iPhone case – Business – CBC News.

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Apple and iCloud security and the lack of it


A big shout out to Ars Technica for doing the work to research this after last week’s iCloud breach and continuing it after the breathless Apple hype for their new(ish) devices. If you have an iPhone, iPad or even one … Continue reading

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“Why shouldn’t I buy a Mac?” – an opinion from the trenches


A few weeks ago, I had a client greet me without a hello, just this question. I stared blankly at her for a moment. The client laughed and explained that she wanted a new laptop, and her boyfriend wanted her to buy a … Continue reading

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Mac tricks you may not know about : theCHIVE


Who says we don’t like helping our Mac clients out? Mac tricks you may not know about : theCHIVE.

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