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. Thanks to Windows’ comparative dominance and macOS’ significant differences, very few custom-built attacks are found for Macs in the […]
When it comes to best security practices, Mac users are often branded as having a passive approach. This is the result of popular rumors such as “Macs can’t get viruses”. Many people are under the impression that Macs are somehow impermeable to security breaches and are allegedly protected from hackers. Unfortunately, the reality of default […]
Since the U.S. government passed legislation allowing Internet service providers to sell their users’ browsing history, the web has exploded with conversations about how to protect yourself from your ISP’s surveillance. The best method is to use a VPN to protect your Internet traffic. A VPN makes it impossible for your ISP to spy on […]
Just this week, Congress passed legislation repealing Obama-era rules that prohibited Internet service providers (ISPs) from selling your browsing history to other corporations without your permission. While the law hasn’t been signed by President Trump yet, its approval is a near certainty. If you’re a U.S.-based Internet user interested in protecting your browsing data and Internet history, […]
It used to be that one of the most compelling reasons to get a Mac (as opposed to a PC running on Windows) was that the former was supposed to be as secure as you can get. These days, however, security issues, loopholes, and mistakes crop up left and right; not to mention the fact […]
You can secure your computer, your web browser, and your WiFi router, but that still won’t keep the hackers (or The Man) from seeing what you’re doing online — or outright stealing your data. For that kind of absolute security, you need a Virtual Private Network. Here’s how to get a VPN and how to set it up on your Mac.