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Side effects of Apple’s security philosophy

The rigid control of software and hardware in Apple devices is both an obstacle to exploitation and a way for high-profile threat actors to persevere inside.

David Balaban
David Balaban

“ActivityInputd / OperativeMachined / SkilledObjectd will damage your computer” popup alert on Mac

This article explains how to stop a rush of Mac alerts warning users of ActivityInputd, OperativeMachined, or SkilledObjectd malware hazard.

David Balaban
David Balaban

How to remove SearchMine virus from Safari, Chrome, Firefox on Mac

Learn how to remove SearchMine malware from Mac and thereby prevent Safari, Chrome and Firefox from being redirected to searchmine.net rogue site.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Remove “DominantPartitiond will damage your computer” virus popup from Mac

Incessant Mac pop-up alerts stating that an item called DominantPartitiond will damage your computer are a telltale sign of adware infection.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Apple publishes annual update of its Platform Security documentation

The refreshed security round-up highlights Mac M1 architecture defenses, tweaks in biometrics, safe app usage practices, and more.

David Balaban
David Balaban

“Your computer was restarted because of a problem” Mac alert: the causes and fixes

Read this hands-on summary of the random Mac rebooting problem and learn the DIY troubleshooting options that will address the drag.

David Balaban
David Balaban