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Jamf extends Apple expertise through security firm buyout
IT and Apple specialist firm Jamf has acquired Mac-focused endpoint security provider Digita Security.
10 times malware proved that MacOS isn't bulletproof
Mac users need to come to terms with the fact that their devices are not immune from attack.
Apple gets serious about enterprise & security features
Features include new BYOD policies, managed Apple IDs, security enhancements, and even an app that allows users to find their phone or their friends.
Apple previews macOS Catalina
New security features keep users better protected and voice control lets users control their Mac entirely with their voice.
BeyondTrust updates remote access solution
Updates in version 19.1 include AWS availability, UI improvements, Mojave support, and more.
Apple's MacBook Pro gets a performance spruce up; MacOS Mojave coming soon
Apple’s MacBook Pro is getting a spruce up with new 8th-generation Intel Core processors, a quieter keyboard, and much more.
Microsoft welcomes Ziften as its newest 'Windows Defender' for macOS and Linux
Ziften is now contributing macOS, Linux, and Windows support to the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) advanced hunting project.
Ziften & Microsoft: The partnership bringing threat defence to almost every OS
Ziften's partnership with Microsoft is making serious headway into bringing microsoft security technology into the heart of all operating systems.
Macs under attack – what you can do to secure your device
The status quo has shifted as increasing amounts of malware are written to specifically target Macs.
Apple confirms that macOS and iOS are vulnerable to Meltdown bugs
These bugs apply to all modern processors and affect nearly all computing devices and operating systems...
MacOS High Sierra zero-day shows Keychain passwords in plain text
MacOS users who are starting the upgrade to High Sierra are vulnerable to a proof-of-concept attack that shows their online passwords in plain text.
OceanLotus malware proves that MacOS attackers are rapidly honing their craft
Despite its low profile, the OceanLotus backdoor for MacOS has become more advanced and more targeted than ever before.
It's time for MacRansom: New ransomware goes after MacOS
Fortinet has warned of a Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) that is making its home on a webportal hosted on the TOR network.
Welivesecurity reports new crypto-ransomware hitting macOS
We have seen a new ransomware campaign for Mac. This new ransomware, written in Swift, is distributed via BitTorrent and calls itself "Patcher".
Bitdefender discovers new Mac malware on the scene
Another notorious Mac malware has popped up on the scene. Xagent can rob users of passwords, iPhone backup data and take screenshots.
Hands-on review – CleanMyMac 3 software
If you miss the utilities that your Windows colleagues use to maintain their PC, here's your app.
First impressions of macOS Sierra: Destined to fly or fated to pie?
Today macOS Sierra is finally available as a free download for Mac users. It is still only early days, but here are my first impressions.
Apple release new free OS update for Mac – hello Siri!
Apple today announced their latest major update to the macOS. The biggest change? Siri is now on the Mac.
From the Dark Side turn you must: Alternatives to Windows 10
Pat Pilcher has just published an article aptly entitled, Windows 10 is horrible. So what are the alternatives? Owen McCarthy investigates..
And winner for the best Mac security solution is…
Are you a Mac user? Apple’s offerings claim a substantial part of the market, and thus it is always good to know which security solution is best.
New malware steals passwords from OS X keychain
OSX/Keydnap is reportedly a Trojan stealing passwords and keys out of OS X keychains, while creating a permanent backdoor.
There's no such thing as Mac OS X ransomware, right?
OS X users have been hit with the first known case of Mac ‘ransomware’ malware, found in the recently released BitTorrent client app Transmission.
Meet OS X El Capitan: Steering your Mac into smoother waters
Apple’s next major release of its operating system, dubbed OS X El Capitan, is only a day away and includes a number of new features.
Cyclone mass configuring Apple devices with DEP offering
Kiwi schools are lining up to take advantage of mass configuration of Apple devices with Cyclone Computers the first NZ reseller to offer Apple DEP.