VirusBarrier Scanner, now in the App Store!

The year is 2011 and Intego has two antivirus solutions available in the Mac App Store; VirusBarrier Express and VirusBarrier Plus. These were my go-to recommendations for anyone that wanted or needed an antivirus product. In 2014 the apps were pulled from the App Store as the limitations the App Store placed on apps were ... The post VirusBarrier Scanner, now in the App Store! appeared first on SecuritySpread.
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Apple Releases macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra, iOS 11.1 with Security Fixes

Today Apple has released security updates for macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS and Safari. Also released were previously undisclosed notes about security fixes from past updates.The biggest issue addressed in all operating systems was one or more KRACK vulnerabilities. Unfortunately Apple did not make those specific fixes available to all users. Read on to find out ... The post Apple Releases macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra, iOS 11.1 with Security Fixes appeared first on SecuritySpread.
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OSX/Proton malware is back

You may recall mid 2017 Handbrake’s download server was compromised and the software was repackaged and made to install malware, alongside the actual Handbrake app. Fast forward to last week, the same attack (supply-chain attack) was used on Eltima, makers of Elmedia Player. Their download server was compromised and the downloads of two software installers ... The post OSX/Proton malware is back appeared first on SecuritySpread.
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DuckDuckGo or StartPage – Update announcement

The article “DuckDuckGo or StartPage – 2016 Update” was received very well and just like the original 2013 article it’s racked up a lot of views. I’m glad people find it helpful. In December DuckDuckGo reached out to me for comments and feedback and this started an update process which ended up taking over two ... The post DuckDuckGo or StartPage – Update announcement appeared first on SecuritySpread.
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Why security is best in layers

A few weeks ago an IT admin at a university discovered a piece of Mac malware that, until then, no-one was aware of. As it was likely part of a targeted attack, not a single antivirus solution knew of it so no protection was offered against it. The malware was discovered because the network security ... The post Why security is best in layers appeared first on SecuritySpread.
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How to deal with iCloud Calendar spam

Spammers have found a way to get spam into your calendar and all you have to do to facilitate it, is simply by receiving their email. macOS and iOS automatically scan your emails for events, dates and times that are mentioned and creates a calendar event for you. A very handy feature but now spammers ... The post How to deal with iCloud Calendar spam appeared first on SecuritySpread.
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If you can’t afford the latest Mac or run the latest OS

Last week Apple announced the new MacBook Pro. A revolutionary new way to use your Mac with Touch Bar, the ultimate tool of every trade, the brightest and most colorful display yet, more responsive keyboard, more expansive trackpad, it’s thinner, it’s lighter…. and costs you over $4300 if you want the best configuration available. Yup, ... The post If you can’t afford the latest Mac or run the latest OS appeared first on SecuritySpread.
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