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2009

Security Tips and Tricks for Mac Users

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Contrary to popular belief, Mac are not immune to attacking, hacking and malware.

Security Tips and Tricks for Mac Users

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Contrary to popular belief, Mac are not immune to attacking, hacking and malware. There has been an increase in Mac malware, though it’s still negligible compared with Windows malware - but security isn’t all about malware.

Security Tips and Tricks for Laptop Losers

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Any one of the computer users above might own a laptop, and portable computers come with their own set of security issues, because they can easily be lost or stolen.

2006

Protecting content with .htaccess files

.htaccess files are very versatile, and can easily become very complex. This document contains enough information to set simple access restrictions/limits on a directory in your web space. Remember to upload .htaccess files, and .htpasswd files using ASCII mode. This is an option is available in most FTP clients.

Top 8 OS X Safety Tips

There was a little speculation recently that McAfee had unnecessarily worried people into buying its products with the news that, from 2003 to 2005, the amount of vulnerabilities discovered on the OS X platform had increased by 228%, whereas Windows vulnerabilities discovered in the same time period had increased by only 73%. To the blind-sighted or Mac newcomers out there, this is a worrying fact, but rest assured the truth is being bent—quite a bit.

Fight spammers - Sign up at Blue Frog

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Blue Security’s Blue Frog has an interesting defense against spammers. If you constantly receive spam from a specific merchant, Blue Frog will bombard that spammer with email asking him to desist.

Mac Vulnerability Tops List of Security Flaws

The institute said in a statement that in light of recent attacks on Apple's Safari browser, SANS experts agree that Apple's operating system, OS X , still remains safer than Windows, but its reputation for offering a bullet-proof alternative to the Microsoft OS is in tatters.

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