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2024-03-01 Extract Text From Password Protected PDF: macOS Image-to-Text Feature
2023-12-20 36 Million Customers Affected In Massive Comcast Data Breach
2023-12-12 WSJ: Apple Makes Security Changes to Protect Users From iPhone Thefts
2023-04-19 WSJ: The iPhone Setting Thieves Use to Lock You Out of Your Apple Account
2023-02-26 Legal Tort Liability to Require Email for Login ID?
2023-02-26 Is Your Password Known to Hackers?
2023-02-25 Apple iOS: Your Digital Life Stolen if Passcode Compromised? How it Works
2023-02-25 2-Factor Authentication (2FA) for Securing your Computer of Phone or Tablet Logins
2023-02-25 WSJ: A Basic iPhone Feature Helps Criminals Steal Your Entire Digital Life
2023-02-25 Using a Password Manager or Any Stored Passwords on a Portable Device is a Terrible Idea?
2023-01-07 One Strong Reason (Literally!) that 1Password is the Best Choice for a Password Manager for most of us
2023-01-02 Why Passkeys Will Be Simpler and More Secure Than Passwords
2023-01-01 How to Create a Password System You Can Live With
2022-11-09 macOS Monterey Locks Me Out of my 2019 Mac Pro after Shutown/Reboot, Both Admin Accounts Kaput
2022-03-02 macOS Monterey Locks Me Out of my 2019 Mac Pro after Reboot, Repudiating my Login Password
2021-10-04 macOS Big Sur Locks Me Out of my 2019 Mac Pro after Kernel Panic, Repudiating my Login Password
2019-11-17 Apple iPhone Face Recognition: Amazingly Seamless but Fails in Dim Light (UPDATED with ideas to try)
2019-03-01 Apple Apparently IGNORES Researcher’s Report of 0-Day Exploit for macOS KeyChain
2019-02-04 Can you Trust Apple with Anything at All? Claimed 0-Day Exploit for Stealing Every Password in Your Keychain on macOS Mojave and earlier macOS
2018-12-11 Using Apple FileVault for Data Security
2018-11-18 Beware of Phishing Based on Fear of Secret Porn Behavior and Real Password Compromise
2018-05-21 The Internet of Things (IoT) Poses Huge Numbers of Worldwide Security Risks, Large and Small
2018-04-28 Apple’s Problems with Severe Security Bugs Continue
2018-01-10 Nasty macOS High Sierra Bug: Unlock AppStore Preferences with *any* Password
2017-11-30 Perspective on Apple Core Rot Over Some Years
2017-11-28 The Most Serious Apple Software Quality Failure Yet: Logging-in 'root' without any password
2017-10-06 macOS HighSierra: New Security Behavior includes a new Zero Day Exploit (kernel level compromise) and Dumping User Passwords
2017-10-05 macOS HighSierra: Brief Use Brings Relief in a Way: Worth Ignoring for a While
2017-05-10 Security: Phishing Email Purporting to be a Password Reset Notification
2017-03-28 Caution on macOS 10.12.4: sudo is broken, sudo hangs before password for nearly 5 minutes
2017-01-30 Security: Phishing Email Purporting to be a Password Reset Notification
2016-11-18 2016 MacBook Pro: the Touchbar Already Saving Me Time
2016-09-23 Half a BILLION User Accounts Compromised
2016-09-20 macOS Sierra: Severe Apple Mail Performance Problems
2015-09-14 Security is only as good as its implementation (or as bad as its incompetent implementation)
2015-08-16 Apple ID Account Hassles Continue
2015-06-30 UPDATE: Your Passwords are at Risk with OS X and iOS?
2015-06-18 All your passwords at risk with OS X and iOS, and Apple Sits on the Problem
2015-01-13 Newfangled Popup Password Dialogs Defeat Password Managers
2014-11-25 A Pseudo-Security Trend: Password Reset and Locked Accounts
2014-10-15 Unlovely: Password Negligence at Financial Institutions
2014-10-15 Lovely: Long Ugly Passwords
2014-10-14 The 'Cloud' Remains a Huge and Tempting Target for Hackers
2014-10-13 Recommended: 1Password for Both Higher Security and Convenience
2014-09-07 Don’t Assume that a Password Manager is Safe, Auto-Fill for Password a Bad Idea
2014-03-03 How to Choose a Secure Password
2013-10-03 Security Breach at Adobe for 2.9 MILLION Customers
2013-03-31 So You Actually Trust Your Sensitive Data to Apple’s iCloud ?
2011-10-21 Forgot the Mac’s Admin Password?