Expired Apple certificate deactivates old OS X Installers

Apple

Apple’s digital certificate for applications expired on 14 February 2016. This caused a minor glitch with apps that have not been updated lately and briefly make a few news headlines but turned out to be a very minor event. Any user that had an old app that had not been updated in […]

OS X El Capitan GM Candidate Flash Drive Installer

OS X El Capitan

Now that Apple has released what could be the final version of the El Capitan Beta before releasing it to the general public, its time to to make another flash drive and then install it on our test systems. Why make a flash drive? Since these are test versions of […]

El Capitan Beta Flash Drive Installer

OS X El Capitan

By now you might be tempted to install the OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta on your Mac, as I have already done. The download took a long time on the first day of availability but the initial mad rush is over and downloads are proceeding smoothing now, but […]

El Capitan OS X 10.11 will run on most Macs

OS X El Capitan

Millions of Mac users breathed a sign of relief yesterday when the hardware requirements for Apple’s newest version of its flagship operating system, OS X, was leaked and confirmed by the computer media. The newest version of the venerable operating system is named El Capitan (and its numbered […]

Yosemite OS X 10.10 Installer on a flash drive, the easy way

OS X Yosemite

Apple’s Yosemite, OS X 10.10 has been released today and everyone is rushing to install it. Naturally the servers are heavily loaded and along with all the other apps that Apple has updated and released today, the download servers seem to be heavily loaded. This is an ideal time […]

Shellshock Bash Bug no longer a threat to any Mac users, Apple quickly patches

OS X Yosemite Beta

Although Shellshock really wasn’t a threat to 99.9% of Mac users. Apple wisely and quickly issued a patch today that eliminates that potential for everyone. Only advanced users that had custom configured their machines to accept external connections or were running an extremely old version of Apache server […]

OS X encryption flaw about to be stomped out by Apple [Updated]

Apple

Apple has already started patching a newly discovered issue in its operating systems that could cause an attacker to be able to fool a user into believing that a fake website is authentic by intercepting the SSL (HTTPS) signals and impersonating the desired web page. Apple has already pushed out the […]

Clickjacking via Adobe Flash plugin is still taking secret pictures of you via your webcam

No Flash for you!

Clickjacking is not new, hackers have been using this technique since 2011 to trick web surfers for years, and right now they could be Clickjacking your webcam to take pictures of you without your permission, and without your knowledge. What makes this newsworthy today os that although […]