While the macOS security profile is markedly different from Windows, users don’t typically require dramatically different security protocols. macOS has the benefit of being a far more controlled, “locked-down” OS, with a far slimmer market penetration. Show More Summary
The malware is potentially a rehash of an old Windows DNS hijacker.
The latest macOS, High Sierra, has had its difficulties with password screens. First, a build of the OS allowed just anybody to log into a Mac running that version if they signed with “root,” and now a second build allows a similar login to the App Store system preferences, although admittedly not as egregious as the first password screen bug. Show More Summary
If you've ever wanted to try Apple's graphical interface on the Lisa, the computer that preceded the Mac, you've been relegated to either using an emulator or (if you're lucky) tracking down one of the rare, expensive machines. Thankfully, it's about to get much easier. Show More Summary
The next iterations of Apple Inc.’s iOS and mac OS operating systems may pack a big surprise for application makers. Citing anonymous insiders, Bloomberg today reported that the iPhone maker is working on a unified development model for its devices. Show More Summary
Station is a free desktop program for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X devices (Linux coming) that can best be described as a desktop workstation for web apps. The application integrates hundreds of web services (apps) that you can all run from within the interface. Show More Summary
You may never have to visit macOS's command line, but if you're curious to learn more, here's what you need to know and some great tricks to explore. OS X's command line and I have never been what I'd call "friendly"; rather, we have a mutual respect and understanding about not messing with each other. Show More Summary
John “With an H” Moltz returns to the show. Topics include the ongoing deluge of sexual harassment scandals, our beloved SodaStreams, the Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra root login fiasco, App: The Human Story, and more. Brought to you by these fine sponsors: Squarespace: Make your next move. Show More Summary
Apple made a terrible mistake with the newest version of Mac OS High Sierra. Here's why you need to update your computer today. The post HUGE Mac Security Hole Discovered. Update IMMEDIATELY. appeared first on RedState.
Macs running the latest version of macOS High Sierra need to be aware of a major security bug currently embedded in the OS. Users can log into the administrator account or initiate an escalation attack without needing a password of any kind. The post Huge macOS High Sierra Security Flaw Allows Admin Logins With No Password appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Wow, this is a bad one. On Macs running the latest version of High Sierra (10.13.1 (17B48)), it appears that anyone can log in just by putting “root” in the user name field in a certain place. This is a huge, huge problem. Apple will fix it probably within hours but holy moly. Do not leave your Mac unattended until this is resolved. Read More
One of the most frequent questions I get from new designers, or ones that are switching from Windows is "I need a font manager, which one should I get." I've been a huge fan of Extensis since long before Mac OS X. In particular, their...Show More Summary
Like any other operating system (OS), macOS comes with its own set of quirks. By quirks I mean features that get in your way, are missing altogether, or don’t behave as you want or expect them to. You might be able to override some of them using third-party applications. Show More Summary
Uninspired by the limited functionality of the standard Mac OS dock? Now, you can customize the dock to suit your needs. uBar 4 is a dock replacement app that can be set up as a dock…
Tor users who use the Tor browser on Linux or Mac OS X devices may want to update the program to version 7.0.9 as soon as possible to plug a potential IP leak in the client software. Tor browser is a cross-platform browser based on Firefox code that integrates the anonymization network Tor in the […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
If you haven’t upgraded to Mac OS high sierra then you should do it now because Apple is planning to release some amazing tweaks with the next updates that are sure to enhance user experience to the next level. Although there’s still a month before the updates are released, you might interesting to know all about the new upcoming features. Show More Summary
You want to print a html page from web on your Mac OS, but it is full of ads. What will you do in such a situation? Chances are, you will copy it in a word document, delete the ads and then print? But, don’t you think it is the mostShow More Summary
Despite of its recent launch, MacOS High Sierra didn’t garner much attention as everyone was more excited about the new iPhone models. However, that doesn’t mean this brilliant new operating system doesn’t have anything special. It is...Show More Summary
Hell is a ghost of a game, completed in a rush for a game jam, but what's there is a perfectly dark revisiting of those lighthearted 1980s Mac OS exploration games from the age before Myst. Waking up dead, you find yourself exploring...Show More Summary
With the long-awaited release of iOS 11, Apple also rolled out its OS update for Mac. The final version of macOS High Sierra was finally rolled out a few days after iOS 11 was released. Though macOS High Sierra did not get the same response as iOS 11, there are still many things which are impressive. Show More Summary