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Blog posts

2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2011-10-21 Forgot the Mac’s Admin Password?

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