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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 ?


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