Don't-Miss Security software Stories
In this week's Mac app roundup, you'll find software destined to explore new worlds, fix your photos, help you build some forms, and even find out everything you could possibly ever want to know about your Mac.
Even in a marketplace that's becoming increasingly crowded, 1Password stands out as an excellent password management tool for users of all stripes.
Does Apple's new Touch ID technology mean the end of passcodes on your iPhone? Is it truly secure? Rich Mogull answers those and other questions.
The two-factor authentication offered by Google Authenticator works great, except for when it doesn't.
AgileBits isn't shaking in its boots over Apple's announcement of iCloud Keychain; in fact, it's meeting it head on with a major update to 1Password for OS X due this fall.
Apple on Thursday seemingly unintentionally released an update to the Find My iPhone app that requires a developer account.
Macworld has confirmed the presence of potentially malicious code embedded in an approved App Store app. But it's probably harmless.
If you're an active user of Outlook, SkyDrive, Office Web Apps, or other Microsoft services, you may want to add two-step verification for an extra layer of security.
Apple on Friday disabled the password reset functionality for Apple IDs, following a report from The Verge about a serious vulnerability in the process.
Apple has joined giants like Google and Facebook in offering two-factor authentication as an option for its accounts.
A Russian security firm has identified a new Trojan horse that disguises itself as an Internet plug-in.
HP TippingPoint, the long-time organizer of the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, has revamped the challenge for the second year running and will offer cash awards exceeding half a million dollars, more than five times the amount paid out last year.
Mac and iOS may have dominated Apple news this year, but they weren't the only developments. Dan Moren and Lex Friedman recount the rest of what happened in 2012.
Security expert Rich Mogull runs down Apple's year in security over at TidBits. If it's detail you're looking for, it's here in spades.
Logitech Alert Commander for Mac allows users to tie in six Logitech Alert security cameras into a single HD dashboard, viewed live or in playback, giving them full surveillance over households and small offices.