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Apple security and privacy engineers thwarted Pegasus. It was just one of their successes this year. Fast Company’s Harry McCracken speaks with Apple engineers who are creating innovative ways to protect users from a wide array of threats. Harry McCracken for Fast Company: For years, Apple has made privacy and security one of the iPhone’s principal selling points. But a fraction of users—including dissidents, activists, and journalists—have reason to obsess over it. Governments and others with ill intent have targeted these groups with sophisticated spyware to gain access to messages, location data, and other information that can compromise not just privacy but their physical safety. “These are attackers who are willing to spend untold millions and millions and millions of…
Censoring NSFW pictures can give you an extra line of defense against unwanted, creepy texts from people you barely know. This feature puts suspected nude images behind a blurred gray background. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
The App Store launched in 2008 with the mission of accomplishing two important objectives: to establish a reliable and secure platform for users to safely discover and download apps, free of fraud, and to provide developers with an exciting opportunity to showcase their ideas and grow their business. Over the years, Apple has introduced various measures to support an ecosystem that benefits both users and developers. As a result, the App Store has become a vibrant and innovative platform that attracts over 650 million average weekly visitors worldwide, while providing more than 36 million registered Apple developers with a global distribution platform that supports more than 195 local payment methods and 44 currencies. Today, Apple announced that in 2022, the…
The App Store launched in 2008 with the mission of accomplishing two important objectives: to establish a reliable and secure platform for users to safely discover and download apps, free of fraud, and to provide developers with an exciting opportunity to showcase their ideas and grow their business. Over the years, Apple has introduced various measures to support an ecosystem that benefits both users and developers. As a result, the App Store has become a vibrant and innovative platform that attracts over 650 million average weekly visitors worldwide, while providing more than 36 million registered Apple developers with a global distribution platform that supports more than 195 local payment methods and 44 currencies. Today, Apple announced that in 2022, the…
Macworld At a GlanceExpert's Rating ProsIncludes virus protection, secure browsing, ID monitoring, a VPN, and a password vault in one packageEffective and flexible VPNConsMissing key capabilities such as a quick virus scan and a scheduled scanCertain options unavailable in the Mac version vs the Windows versionNo notification for malware infectionsNo way to view malicious or quarantined filesCharges a hefty annual subscriptionOur VerdictF-Secure Total for Mac includes several useful features but lacks certain key options, especially in the virus scanning. For a product that costs $59.99/£34.99 a year for one device (even with a discount), the Mac version feels lackluster, particularly when compared with its Windows counterpart. Some security products that offer both Windows and macOS versions seem to devote equal…
Macworld Macs may be a far less tempting target for malware and viruses, but they’re not immune from attack. Even if you don’t care about adware or being used as means to infect users on other platforms, it’s still possible to fall victim to ransomware, or password theft. Accordingly, good antivirus for Mac software will protect your Mac on all of these fronts. It’ll catch malware that’s still spreading or in circulation; block ransomware; protect older systems with out-of-date software from security vulnerabilities; prevent your Mac from acting as a carrier for malware aimed at other operating systems; and keep infected files off of any virtual machines you’re running. As to the question of which Mac antivirus software you should choose,…
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