What is FileVault encryption? Is it the same as that on an M1 Mac’s internal SSD, or something different? How can you use it instead of overwriting an SSD? Which boot volumes are encrypted?
What to do, when you can, before taking or sending your Mac in for service or repair. What about FileVault? And Activation Lock?
Answers to the most commonly asked questions on my free utilities SilentKnight and its command tool sibling silnite.
A broken Combo updater, and total lack of release notes (even for developers) may make 10.14.3 look bad, but as development of 10.15 gathers pace, prospects are good for macOS.
Don’t just throw it in a box and send it off: what happens if its internal storage is replaced or wiped? What about protecting sensitive files? Does a T2 chip make this difficult?
Some Macs start running the Mojave upgrade like it’s molasses or treacle: starting an app takes a minute or more, and other function grind to a halt. Here’s why, and what you should do.
Over the last year, I have come across many Macs which have been left with serious vulnerabilities. Here are four common ones, and how to put them right.
New MacBook Pro models (2018) with a Touch Bar incorporate the same T2 chip which is built into […]
Has someone hacked into your encrypted drive already, or is this another security vulnerability in High Sierra?
Can you trust High Sierra’s new encryption features, now that it’s known they can reveal your password?