Posts Tagged: Mac

Which Operating System Is Right For You?

Which Operating System Is Right For You?

January 28, 2014

It really is easy to forget what makes our devices tick. We use them so much that it becomes second nature to us, literally. Most know about all of the circuitry and inner workings of their devices. If we crack them open, we see all of the wiring on green plastic boards with lots of […]

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5 Tips To Keep Your Computer Secure

5 Tips To Keep Your Computer Secure

January 3, 2014

These days, computers are essential for keeping our lives going. We do everything on them, work, learn, communicate, and play. Since your computer is likely a huge part of your life, it’s extremely important to keep it safe. Most people don’t know how to do that, because it simply doesn’t interest them or taking the […]

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What You Need to Know to Become a Computer Hardware Expert

What You Need to Know to Become a Computer Hardware Expert

December 22, 2013

Knowing how the components of your computer can change your performance is key. You want to get all the power out of your machine that you can in order to have the best possible experience for your type of computing. Simply reading the big words and fancy numbers on the box that your computer came […]

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None of the $14,000 Accumulated by Flashback was Paid

None of the $14,000 Accumulated by Flashback was Paid

May 23, 2012

In most cases when somebody releases a botnet or virus, it is to generate money from poor, unsuspecting victims. Such was the case with the recent Flashback botnet unleashed on Mac devices. That botnet managed to generate $14,000 from its click fraud campaign. However, the beautiful hand of irony has decided to rest gently on […]

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Security Firms Believe Apple Security to be Years Behind Microsoft

Security Firms Believe Apple Security to be Years Behind Microsoft

April 28, 2012

A lot of naysayers out there are spewing venom about Apple lately, the most recent being CEO of Kaspersky Lab Eugene Kaspersky. The head of the security firm believes that the Cupertino computer company is headed for rough times, at least as far as computer security is concerned. Kaspersky, who spoke to Computer Business Review […]

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Apple Issues Tool to Take Out Flashback Malware

Apple Issues Tool to Take Out Flashback Malware

April 13, 2012

Just two days after Apple promised customers that it would decontaminate Mac computers plagued by the Flashback malware the company has finally delivered. Apple just released its newest Mac OS X Java update yesterday, an update that includes a tool that will, as an Apple advisory┬ástates, “remove the most common variants of the Flashback malware.” […]

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