Mac Security

Mac Security Hardening Tips – National Security Agency

Hardening Tips for Mac OS X 10.6 ‘Snow Leopard’ have been offered by the National Security Agency (NSA). It is a tri-fold security booklet for the agency’s Information Assurance Mission. Honestly, some of the NSA’s suggestions are brilliant such as FileVault for laptops, non-admin accounts, disabling (at least through software) unnecessary services or hardware. Although

MacDefender Taking On More Names Of Genuine Software Packages

The criminal attempts to steal Mac user’s information by changing names of their scam are continuing to uphold by MacDefender developers. To this point, they have been using the naming scheme of the word “Mac” followed by a security-related word such as Defender, Protector, or Security. The latest name used for this software is MacShield,

Want Security? Get A Mac Says Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt, Google’s executive chairman, has pointed to Macs as the weapon of choice for those in need of security. The ex-Apple board member further said that viruses are less probable to affect mac users. Keen not to upset Google too much, Schmidt did mention that security can be increased by using Google chrome as