Don't-Miss Security Stories
A reader wisely changed his Yahoo password on his Mac weeks ago, but wondered why it updated on his iOS devices, too.
If you’re new to 2FA, remember you can still use non-Apple services for contacts and calendars, and for email.
Apple slipped in a change in April 2016 that’s affecting people who change the protection on their Apple ID accounts.
After using my favorite VPN, you won’t be able to bear living without it.
Facebook's new encrypted messaging feature, Secret Conversations, is now live for everyone on Android and iOS.
If you have Apple’s Server app, you have access to an excellent VPN server that’s simple to set up and easy to use.
Goodbye, product key; hello, digital license. Learn more about the changes here.
The Express settings option will make your installation go faster, but you might inadvertently agree to conditions you wouldn't choose for yourself.
A reader wants to know whether a Snow Leopard Time Machine backup can migrate to a new OS X installation.
An acquaintance recently lost access permanently to his Apple ID, but you can take action to prevent that.
A reader wants to wipe her Mac before getting rid of it, but she doesn't see a clear way to do so.
Windows 10 wants you to enter your password all the time. You can remove your password, or reduce how often you have to enter one, but there are security risks to doing so.
A reader wonders if something's wrong, because Apple's second-factor system lets him approve a connection from a seemingly odd place.
It's a pain to change your passwords manually. These two password managers make it easier by doing it for you.
Keep yourself safe with these online security tips, from anonymous browsing to hiding your digital tracks.
Your AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule can block certain devices at certain times of day, based on the device's MAC address. Here's how to set it up.