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How to make your Mac private and secure

MacOS is a secure and private operating system out of the box. However, there are a few settings that you can configure to make it even safer and more private.
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This game lets hackers attack your PC, and you don’t even need to play it

Hackers just found a clever way to abuse the anti-cheat system in a massively popular game. Without even installing the game, they can take over the target PC.
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Hackers stole LastPass source code in data breach incident

LastPass, a popular password manager, confirmed a data breach today in a blog post. Here's everything you need to know and what it means for your data.
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Developers help older Macs do something Apple won’t allow

They said your Mac was too old for macOS Ventura, but there is another way -- the way of adding Ventura to your ancient Mac.
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Breaking down the Twitter whistleblower allegations and how it affects the Musk takeover

You've probably heard of the Twitter Whistleblower by now. Let's take a look at some of the serious allegations in their complaint.
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Hackers are using fake WordPress DDoS pages to launch malware

Hackers are pushing the distribution of dangerous malware via WordPress websites through bogus Cloudflare DDoS protection pages, a new report has found.
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Google just thwarted the largest HTTPS DDoS attack in history

Google has confirmed that one of its cloud customers was targeted with the largest HTTPS distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack ever reported.
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This vulnerability allowed hackers to access every aspect of your Mac

Two MacOS Monterey zero-day vulnerabilities have been found to be actively exploited, one with kernel privileges and another that affects web browsing.
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Hackers could use this nasty bug to expose government websites

Cybersecurity researchers have reported that a vulnerability in the open-source control system Git has left government domains open to data breaches.
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Zoom just fixed a major security flaw on Mac. Here’s why you should update now

Zoom spent the weekend patching a major security flaw in its Mac app, and the update is available right now.
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How to use Mac’s VoiceOver screen reader

VoiceOver is an important accessibility feature on Macs that can act as a screen reader or work with a braille display. Here's how to enable and control it!
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How to empty Trash on Mac

When you get rid of files, folders, or apps you no longer need by moving them to the Trash, it’s important to know how to empty Trash on Mac when it’s full.
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This concept reimagines a classic Mac app in desperate need of a revamp

MacOS Ventura brings several updates but the Contacts app looks and works basically the same as it did in 2003. A new concept shows what Apple should have done.
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Hacking-as-a-service lets hackers steal your data for just $10

A new (and cheap) service that offers hackers a straightforward method to set up a base where they manage their cyber crimes has been discovered.
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Hackers have found a way to log into your Microsoft email account

Account holders for Microsoft email services are being targeted in a fresh phishing campaign, according to security researchers from Zscaler's ThreatLabz group.
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How to update your Mac

Is your Mac ready for an update? How do you know? Our guide will show you exactly how to check updates on your Mac computer and implement them effectively.
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The best keyboards for typing and writing

For the best typing experience, you will want to find a board that is comfortable to use and helps you type faster. Here's the best keyboards for just that.
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Hackers stole passwords from 140,000 payment terminals using malware

The Android-based payment system, Wiseasy, has experienced a data breach that has allowed hackers to gain control of thousands of its payment terminals.
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This classic Mac feature solved my multitasking problems

Hot corners on MacOS helped me replicate some of my favorite Windows features on a Mac.
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U.S. federal court system cyberattack is worse than previously thought

A cyberattack incident that involved the U.S. federal court system infrastructure has been proven to be an incredibly significant and sophisticated attack.
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Europe just suffered its worst DDoS attack ever, but we don’t know why

A record-breaking distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack situated within Europe was attempted during July, a new report has confirmed.
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Ransomware victims are refusing to pay — but is it working?

A new report has highlighted how ransomware payments to hackers have begun to slow down -- victims are opting to not cave in to demands from threat actors.
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How to use Notification Center on a Mac

The MacOS Notification Center provides an easy way to manage active notifications and access useful widgets. Here's how to use the Notification Center.
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This McAfee deal is your best chance at cheap antivirus software

Protect your digital devices and save big with this impressive discount on McAfee antivirus software, which is just $40 for one year of the McAfee Plus plan.
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A data breach can cost millions of dollars — and you might be paying it

A data breach can be disastrous for any company -- and not just in terms of data leaked. The cost of a data breach is now at an average of $4.4 million.
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This anti-hacker group helps you escape ransomware for free

This week marks the sixth anniversary of the No More Ransom project, an initiative aimed at helping ransomware victims.
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Hackers now exploit new vulnerabilities in just 15 minutes

Hackers are now ​​moving faster than ever when it comes to scanning vulnerability announcements from software vendors.
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The latest Windows update is causing major printer problems

Here's how you can maximize the workaround for the Microsoft glitch on the Windows 10 mid-July update.
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If you install one piece of software on your PC, make it this

If you’re looking for a comprehensive all-in-one security solution, McAfee Total Protection has everything you need. Here’s what it can do for you.
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You’ll never guess what hackers are using Microsoft Calculator for

Hackers have found an unusual and unconventional method to infect PCs with malware: distributing dangerous code with Windows Calculator.
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How to turn off Quick Note on a Mac

Do you keep accidentally creating a Quick Note while moving your cursor around the screen? Here’s how to turn off Quick Note on a Mac for that Hot Corner.
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How to use Hot Corners on a Mac

Hot Corners is one of the nicest productivity features in MacOS, speeding up navigation. But it's somewhat hidden away in System Preferences.
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Windows 11 is getting a major Mac feature soon

Microsoft's latest Windows 11 developer preview is testing a feature that takes inspiration from a popular MacOS function.
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These simple settings will make your Mac dock so much better

To get the most out of your new Mac, you might want to tweak some of these settings related to the dock.