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Mac Malware Getting Serious - Security No Longer Optional
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Mac Malware Getting Serious - Security No Longer Optional

The landscape for Mac malware has changed dramatically in the past couple of years: threats are now more complex, more varied, and more numerous.

02/05/18

5 predictions for Mac security in 2018
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5 predictions for Mac security in 2018

Here's one example: Ransomware is shaping up as the king of malware, and Apple users are far from immune.

01/25/18

The ‘Root’ of all Evil with Apple’s macOS
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The ‘Root’ of all Evil with Apple’s macOS

macOS vulnerability allows “root” access without authentication.

01/25/18

Full macOS Compromise Using 15-Year-Old Bug
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Full macOS Compromise Using 15-Year-Old Bug

Details of vulnerability released over Twitter by security researcher.

01/25/18

Apple HomeKit Flaw Emphasizes the Need for Security
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Apple HomeKit Flaw Emphasizes the Need for Security

Compromised IoT devices could infect other home network-connected devices, including laptops, Mac, and even your smartphone.

01/08/18

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Five simple steps to keep your Mac safe from hackers

Even Apple users need to protect their data and online privacy, and keep their device secure.

01/03/18

Reports of macOS Vulnerabilities Rise Almost 29% in 2017
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Reports of macOS Vulnerabilities Rise Almost 29% in 2017

macOS security has become a necessity, especially as cybercriminals get smarter about tricking users or identifying vulnerabilities.

12/21/17

Where Does Your Mac Fit in Your Smart Home?
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Where Does Your Mac Fit in Your Smart Home?

Despite built-in security features, hackers can use your Mac to infiltrate your home or organization’s heating, lighting, or electronics systems.

12/20/17

macOS – A Carrier for Windows Viruses
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macOS – A Carrier for Windows Viruses

Do Macs play a role in spreading malware? Unfortunately, the answer is yes.

12/13/17

iPhone X Face ID security fails; tricked by 10-year-old, 3D-printed mask, and twins
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iPhone X Face ID security fails; tricked by 10-year-old, 3D-printed mask, and twins

Safeguard your phone by enabling traditional authentication and loading a security solution.

12/06/17

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Even Mac users need protection from malware

The days where Mac users could consider themselves safe from malware are gone.

12/05/17

Sophisticated Mac OS Malware Uses Trust and Developer Certificates
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Sophisticated Mac OS Malware Uses Trust and Developer Certificates

How it works: Attackers compromise a vendor’s website, then replace legitimate apps with those carrying data-stealing malware.

11/30/17

Adware – The Most Prolific Form of Malware on macOS
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Adware – The Most Prolific Form of Malware on macOS

Did you know? Adware can monitor Mac activities without consent, and some forms try to disable anti-malware protection.

11/29/17

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How to Secure Your Mac – Part 2

Advanced settings allow users to set up firmware passwords and two-factor authentication

11/15/17

How to Secure Your Mac – Part 1
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How to Secure Your Mac – Part 1

The newest macOS features built-in security features – but users with older OS’s can protect their privacy and devices with these simple techniques.

11/09/17

United States Most Affected by Mac Threats
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United States Most Affected by Mac Threats

Most garden-variety Mac threats covertly collect sensitive user data by bundling themselves with legitimate applications.

11/02/17

Study of Most Common Mac OS Threats Reveals Adware-Serving Trojans
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Study of Most Common Mac OS Threats Reveals Adware-Serving Trojans

Steering clear of adware-serving threats can be difficult—many are bundled with software or appended to malicious email attachments.

11/01/17

Keranger: the first “in-the-wild” ransomware for Macs. But certainly not the last.
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Keranger: the first “in-the-wild” ransomware for Macs. But certainly not the last.

Keranger was the first – but now experts see ransomware-as-a-service that enables interested “customers” to purchase Mac-hostile ransomware.

10/26/17

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Protecting your Mac data: Introduction to Time Machine Protection and Safe Files

Safeguarding Mac data isn’t complicated. Use the Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac for added security.

10/26/17

APT28: A complex Mac virus that may signal the shape of tomorrow’s malware
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APT28: A complex Mac virus that may signal the shape of tomorrow’s malware

This malware’s striking characteristic: its ability to drop a payload individually designed for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS running devices.

10/17/17

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