Tuesday, January 31, 2023
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3 post-holiday cybersecurity tips for January

Post-holiday cybersecurity tips to help you stay safe in January and all year long. The post 3 post-holiday cybersecurity tips for January appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 313: Apple Security Fixes and Features

Apple releases a number of updates and features, including support for hardware security key-based 2FA. Also: How Apple is celebrating Data Privacy Day. The post Checklist 313: Apple Security Fixes and Features appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 312: Disconnecting Connected Appliances

How to address concerns over EOL for smart things—and tips for how to buy and use IoT devices safely. The post Checklist 312: Disconnecting Connected Appliances appeared first on SecureMac.
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Apple 2022 year-in-review and 2023 challenges

An Apple 2022 year-in-review and a look ahead at 2023—focusing on big events, upcoming challenges, and what it all means for your security. The post Apple 2022 year-in-review and 2023 challenges appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 311: Your Cyberpunk Life

ChaptGPT used to write phishing lures; vulnerabilities in electronic license plates; robot security guards put the public on edge. The post Checklist 311: Your Cyberpunk Life appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 310: Old Tech and a New Year Checklist

What to do when an IoT device reaches end-of-life. Plus: Three security tips for a safer 2023! The post Checklist 310: Old Tech and a New Year Checklist appeared first on SecureMac.
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4 Mac Malware Finds in 2022

Mac malware in 2022: An overview of four important macOS malware variants found in 2022 and tips on staying safe. The post 4 Mac Malware Finds in 2022 appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 309: The Hacky Holidays Special

The Hacky Holidays Special is here again! We share our favorite movies with security lessons (and say how they can help us stay safer). The post Checklist 309: The Hacky Holidays Special appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 308: 7 Cybersecurity Tips for Holiday Gift Setup

On this week's Checklist: How to set up a holiday gift for digital security and privacy. 7 tips to keep you and your family safe. The post Checklist 308: 7 Cybersecurity Tips for Holiday Gift Setup appeared first on SecureMac.
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7 cybersecurity tips for holiday gift setup

7 cybersecurity tips for holiday gifts—enjoy your holidays, but don’t forget to protect your digital security and privacy too! The post 7 cybersecurity tips for holiday gift setup appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 307: Rapping and Unwrapping Security Tips

Vehicle data and your privacy; setting up parental controls on a Mac; Apple updates everything. The post Checklist 307: Rapping and Unwrapping Security Tips appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 306: Safety Features on the Way and Features You’re Not Using

Apple announces a major security and privacy feature for iCloud. Plus: How to get more out of your password manager. The post Checklist 306: Safety Features on the Way and Features You’re Not Using appeared first on SecureMac.
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Apple expands end-to-end encryption for iCloud

Apple is expanding end-to-end encryption to more types of iCloud data—including iCloud backups! The post Apple expands end-to-end encryption for iCloud appeared first on SecureMac.
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Mastodon Security and Privacy

Mastodon security and privacy information as well as tips for how to stay safe on this fast-growing social networking service. The post Mastodon Security and Privacy appeared first on SecureMac.
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3 ways international regulation could change Apple

We’ll take a look at three ways EU and UK regulatory action may mean big changes at Apple—and what those changes could mean for user security and privacy as well. The post 3 ways international regulation could change Apple appeared...

GitHub says hackers cloned code-signing certificates in breached repository

Enlarge GitHub said unknown intruders gained unauthorized access to some of its code repositories and stole code-signing certificates for two of its desktop applications: Desktop and Atom. Code-signing certificates place...
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QNAP addresses a critical flaw impacting its NAS devices

Taiwanese vendor QNAP is warning customers to install QTS and QuTS firmware updates to address a critical flaw impacting its NAS devices. QNAP released QTS and QuTS firmware updates to address a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-27596 (CVSS v3 score: 9.8), that...
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Chromebook SH1MMER exploit promises admin jailbreak

Schools' laptops are out if this one gets around, but beware bricking Users of enterprise-managed Chromebooks now, for better or worse, have a way to break the shackles of administrative control through an exploit called SHI1MMER.…

MusicLM: Google AI generates music in various genres at 24 kHz

Enlarge / An AI-generated image of an exploding ball of music. (credit: Ars Technica) On Thursday, researchers from Google announced a new generative AI model called MusicLM that can create...

Russia's Sandworm APT Launches Swarm of Wiper Attacks in Ukraine

The incidents are the latest indication of the growing popularity of dangerous disk wipers, created to disrupt and degrade critical infrastructure and other organizations.