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Apple adds two-step authentication option for iCloud, Apple IDs

Apple has joined giants like Google and Facebook in offering two-factor authentication as an option for its accounts.

Yontoo Trojan horse injects ads as you surf with popular Mac browsers

A Russian security firm has identified a new Trojan horse that disguises itself as an Internet plug-in.

Remains of the Day: Jailhouse rock

Apple gives credit where credit is due, one app developer illustrates the difficulty of creating software, and police take down an Apple-related theft ring--with a twist.

The Macalope: Insecurity complex

Oh, you Mac users and your wacky beliefs!

Video: How to secure your home Wi-Fi network

In this Tech Tip video, we'll show you how to do more than just set a password to restrict access to your Wi-Fi network.

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White House warns China to crack down on cyberattacks

A top U.S. official called on China to investigate and stop cyberattacks, which he said pose a growing threat to the countries' economic relationship.

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Remains of the Day: Chips and dip

A new species of malware wants you to "like" it, the earliest iPhone is positively prehistoric, and the latest Apple TV packs a tiny surprise.

Pausing the Parental Controls timer

You say your grandkids have walked away from a Mac that continues to count down the remaining time they can continue using it? Chris Breen details how to put the timer on hold.

Remains of the Day: The letter two

Apple and Sony are going head-to-head--or ear-to-ear?--over music licensing, Phil Schiller posts a tweet and the Internet goes wild, and a former Apple rival joins Cupertino in taking on a new threat.

Understanding iOS passcode security

Despite frequent news to the contrary, passcodes are an excellent way to keep the data on your iOS devices safe with minimal fuss. Here's a bit (or two) on how they work.