Apple has just pushed an update to the macOS malware removal tool MRT, which brings it to version […]
We eradicated smallpox, and are on the verge of doing the same to polio. Simple lessons on naming and communicating extend to macOS malware, and Apple’s role.
Following yesterday’s pushed update to XProtect, Apple has overnight pushed an update to its malware removal tool MRT, […]
Apple has just pushed an update to the configuration data for its XProtect tool, which detects malware on […]
When should you reset your SMC and NVRAM, repair permissions, install a Combo update, or re-install the whole of macOS?
You go to connect to a website at an HTTPS address. When it can’t establish the secure connection you expect, your browser warns you. What do you do next?
One of the basic checks which all malware protection should make is whether apps and other code have […]
Overnight, many users of Avast and AVG anti-virus protection have discovered that apparently normal apps are being reported […]
Looking for a new MacBook turned thoughts to Meltdown and Spectre, and our response to recent appearance of new malware. We need better protection of some key folders.
Sometimes you don’t know of a silent update until an app misbehaves or crashes. One day, the innocent-looking plist tucked away in a LaunchAgents folder could be malicious.