Don't-Miss Security Stories
This week, we answer questions about bookmark sync failure, managing Top Sites in Safari, dysfunction keys, and ransomware.
OS X has a built-in firewall. Here's how to use it.
LastPass had the worst thing happen, but don't panic: You're still in the clear and your password is likely not cracked.
OS X does a pretty good job of stopping viruses and malware from attacking your computer. But there are steps you can take to further protect yourself.
If you download software from the Internet, you may have inadvertently installed adware on your Mac. Here's how to get rid of it.
Whether you just bought a brand new MacBook or are tethered to a long-lasting Mac Pro, use these password tips and OS X's security features to keep your data away from prying eyes.
Making your home smart could also make it insecure. We'll show you how to avoid the most common pitfalls.
GPGTools works with Mail.app and Thunderbird, and Keybase helps you publish your public key and verify other people's.
Topher Kessler offers tips for dealing with a Mac that won't accept a password.
New Year's is the perfect time to review your Internet security measures, and help your family do the same.
OS X's Keychain Access provides the avenue for managing and retrieving your passwords. Topher Kessler dives deeper into its password powers.
A reader is concerned about the security of his laptop on a public Wi-Fi network. We offer tips for keeping the bad guys out.
By default, the Mac is pretty secure. But with the help of a couple of built-in options, you can make it even more so. Topher Kessler explains.
Effective or not, many IT departments insist that you change your password every 90 days. Here's how to do it as painlessly as possible.