Solving repeated requests for passwords, telling the genuine from the bogus, how passwords can become mismatched, and more.
What are keychains? What do they store? Which are essential on Macs, and why do you get prompted to enter your password for access to them? How secure are they in iCloud?
What to do when your browser complains that a website you want to visit has a problem with its certificate security.
When Apple is like a community making a patchwork quilt: hope that everyone knows they’re crocheting 4-inch squares, and no one takes a sudden fancy to circles or triangles.
So you want to try a 3rd party password manager, but use Safari as your browser. How do you import its stash of passwords, or keep an independent record of them?
Why do we keep having problems with security certificates when they’re just supposed to work? A look at what they do, and they work.
Keychains contain some of our most important and precious data, and are often shared with iOS devices using iCloud. How can you back them up then?
You open a Secure Note or other text, only to see its content seems to have vanished when viewed in Dark Mode. Here’s how to fix it.
Adds a lot more diagnostic information, including full listings of all Keychains folders, including that for iCloud Keychain.
So you think you know about iCloud Keychain? A careful exploration turns up some surprises, and suggests some good rules for troubleshooting.