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macOS 11.2 will stop Apple’s apps from circumventing third-party firewalls and VPNs

Apple pulls the plug on a macOS Big Sur feature that gave its proprietary services the green light to get around third-party security and privacy tools.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Mac cryptominer uses offbeat anti-analysis tricks to stay undetected

White hats have demystified a five-year-old Mac cryptomining campaign that hinges on a hugely unorthodox technique to fly under the radar.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Remove Yahoo Search redirect virus from Mac (Safari, Chrome, Firefox)

Learn how to get rid of the Yahoo redirect virus on Mac and stop recurrent unauthorized traffic forwarding in Safari and other browsers on a Mac computer.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Remove “Your computer is low on memory” popup virus on Mac

Explore the malicious facet of “Your computer is low on memory” Mac popup alert and make sure it isn’t displayed by a virus as part of its dodgy tactic.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Safebrowse.io virus removal on Mac

Find out how to get around the safebrowse.io browser redirect issue on Mac and what unsettling implications it may have in terms of security and privacy.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Apple enforces new rigid app privacy requirements

From now on, developers will have to be fair and square about their privacy practices when submitting new apps or updates to Apple’s App Store.

David Balaban
David Balaban