Tag Archives: Mac

Speeding Up and Cleaning Your Mac | Avast Essential Guide

Unfortunately, Macs might be the sports cars of the IT business, but just like any car, they need proper maintenance to keep running. In this guide we’ll walk you through the essentials — and even some great secrets — to clean up invisible clutter and tune up your MacBook, iMac, or Mac Pro beyond its limits.  

The essential guide to ransomware and how to protect yourself

Cybersecurity is a major concern in today’s world, both at the corporate and personal levels. Our computers, our handheld devices, and our smart home and IoT products are vulnerable to a variety of attacks. In 2017 alone, Avast blocked 35 billion security attacks against PCs and 208 million against Android mobile devices. What was one of the biggest security threats? Ransomware.

Proof-of-concept threat is reminder OS X is not immune to crypto ransomware

Symantec analysis confirms that in the wrong hands, Mabouia ransomware could be used to attack Macs.Read More

AirDrop vulnerability is an easy avenue for hackers to exploit Apple devices

Recently, an alarming vulnerability has cropped up on iOS devices. This security loophole allows an attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on a targeted device and, when used in combination with other procedures, install a signed app that devices will trust without presenting a warning notification to users. In a recent article published on Threatpost, it’s […]