Saturday, July 11, 2020
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Checklist 190: WWDC20, iOS, and Safari with Brett Terpstra

This week, we dive a bit deeper into some WWDC20 announcements with developer Brett Terpstra The post Checklist 190: WWDC20, iOS, and Safari with Brett Terpstra appeared first on SecureMac.
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Browser extensions and your privacy

afari is getting a major overhaul in macOS 11 Big Sur, and one of the most important privacy enhancements has to do with browser extensions The post Browser extensions and your privacy appeared first on SecureMac.
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The Checklist Summer Security Special 2020

In the movies, bad guys are often taken down by a tech vulnerability. This week, we revisit our look at how best practices could make bad guys better at being bad.  Where Khan went wrong Some of the Empire’s greatest mistakes And...
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TinyShell

Type: Malware Platform: Mac OS X Last updated: 07/02/20 1:58 am Threat Level: High Description TinyShell is malware. TinyShell Threat Removal MacScan can detect and remove TinyShell Malware from your system, as well as provide protection against other security and privacy threats. A 30-day trial is available to scan your...
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EvilQuest

Type: Ransomware Platform: Mac OS X Last updated: 07/02/20 1:55 am Threat Level: High Description EvilQuest is ransomware that is diguised as Google Software Update. EvilQuest Threat Removal MacScan can detect and remove EvilQuest Ransomware from your system, as well as provide protection against other security and privacy threats. A...
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Is TikTok reading your clipboard?

TikTok has been caught snooping on iOS users’ clipboard data. The video-sharing app’s troubling behavior was discovered thanks to a new privacy feature in iOS 14 The post Is TikTok reading your clipboard? appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 189: WWDC20 and the Mac

On this week’s Checklist, we cover the biggest Mac news to come out of Apple’s 2020 Worldwide Developer Conference, including a new macOS and Safari, a new processor for Macs and a new way to log in to websites. The...
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Highlights from the 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference

Apple’s 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference got underway on Monday with a livestreamed keynote address. The company announced major updates to its operating systems, apps, and hardware. The post Highlights from the 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference appeared first on SecureMac.
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10 tips for getting back on the road again

Covid-19 lockdowns are starting to lift, and people are already beginning to travel for work and family reasons. We’ve shared cybersecurity best practices for travel before, but this year, there are some pandemic-related considerations to add to the list.  Here,...
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Best of the Checklist: June 18th, 2020

The Checklist will return next week with coverage of WWDC 2020. In the meantime, we’ll catch you up on the latest cybersecurity news — and share several Checklists from the archives that shed light on these stories. The post...
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Security for new high school grads

It’s high school graduation time again! COVID-19 has brought some big changes this year, with drive-thru graduations and Zoom commencement speeches taking the place of traditional ceremonies. But despite the differences, one thing is guaranteed to remain the same:...
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Karen Gullo on government monitoring

Karen Gullo is an analyst and senior media relations specialist for Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). She is an award-winning journalist who has written for both The Associated Press and Bloomberg News. Her writing has focused on the intersection of...
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Best of the Checklist

The Checklist is taking a short break as we gear up for WWDC 2020 — but we’ll be back with all new episodes very soon. To tide you over while you wait, we’re sharing several classic Checklists which provide...
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What is a DNS leak?

A security flaw known as a “DNS leak” that can reveal all of your web activity to your ISP — even if you’re using a VPN! The post What is a DNS leak? appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 188: Don’t Let Your iPhone Give You Away

This week’s Checklist is all about staying safe in an unsafe world. The post Checklist 188: Don’t Let Your iPhone Give You Away appeared first on SecureMac.

Windows 10 Security Game-Changer As Microsoft Reveals New Hacker Protection

Microsoft is set to bring a powerful new security feature to Windows 10 that just might be a game-changer.

15 Billion Stolen Logins Are Circulating on the Dark Web

Plus: Facebook's Roger Stone takedown, the BlueLeaks server seizure, and more of the week's top security news.
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Exclusive: Any Chingari App (Indian TikTok Clone) Account Can Be Hacked Easily

Following vulnerability disclosure in the Mitron app, another viral TikTok clone in India has now been found vulnerable to a critical but easy-to-exploit authentication bypass vulnerability, allowing anyone to hijack any user account and tamper with their information, content,...

Is TikTok Seriously Dangerous—Do You Need To Delete It?

Here's the reality behind all the headlines...

iPhone User Sues LinkedIn For Reading Clipboard Data After iOS 14 Alert Revelations

The fallout from Apple's new iOS 14 privacy notification feature continues as one iPhone user files a class-action lawsuit against LinkedIn for silently reading clipboard data.