Zoom could install malware: How to completely remove Zoom from Mac
In light of the COVID-19 emergency, a plethora of businesses around the world have been forced to switch to a remote workplace approach. The new reality is pretty much a no-go without video conferencing services like Zoom. However, it turned out that the above-mentioned app has gaping security loopholes some of which affect Mac users. Find out what these bugs are and what kind of consequences they may entail for one’s privacy and security.
Safari privacy update: a game-changing step forward
The recent update of Apple’s proprietary web browser proved out to be more revolutionary than it may appear. Having surfaced in late March 2020, Safari 13.1 comes with a host of new features and, perhaps most importantly, a fundamental privacy tweak. The latter comes down to enhancements of the built-in mechanisms intended to prevent third-party tracking. Go ahead and familiarize yourself with these commendable improvements.
macOS Catalina 10.15.4 release: security improvements and more
In late March 2020, Apple released another subversion of macOS Catalina. The new 10.15.4 iteration introduces a series of bug fixes and enhancements while additionally delivering security tweaks and feature updates. Compared to the previous build, this one appears to have more substantial changes under the hood and has a hue of finalization, which could mean that a fresh major macOS version is around the corner.
"libecomlodr.dylib will damage your computer" popup removal from Mac
A macOS update is the way enhancements and new features are rolled out to existing users. It comes as no surprise that numerous MacBook Pro and iMac owners look forward to receiving the latest build of the operating system. Whereas this is a much-anticipated event overall, it could be accompanied by bugs such as the libecomlodr.dylib popup alerts. Moreover, some crude system components may be exploited to open up loopholes for malware to slither inside.
How to remove Chromium browser virus from Mac [March 2020]
Mac malware is becoming growingly hybrid. Outright harmful apps aren’t the only type of threats users encounter. There are numerous potentially unwanted programs that can only be flagged malicious upon in-depth inspection and don’t appear bad at first sight. Chromium is one of them. It isn’t a virus per se at all, but its trojanized versions are nuisances and cannot be uninstalled easily.
COVID-19 scam emails to beware of
The coronavirus pandemic is underway and a glimmer of light has yet to appear at the end of the tunnel. Having found themselves locked up in their homes as part of disease prevention, people around the world are being growingly targeted by online scams. Black hats are ramping up their efforts to execute COVID-19 themed phishing attacks aimed at stealing sensitive credentials or defrauding individuals and organizations of money.