In 2017, WannaCry and Petya ransomware infected hundreds of thousands of Windows computers around the world. If you’re a Mac user, you may be thinking “I’m safe from ransomware attacks.” Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Here are some security best practices to prevent ransomware attacks on your Mac. Defining ransomware Ransomware is a type of […]
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Beware: Macs aren’t immune to malware
Macs are known to be pretty secure as they don’t seem to get viruses and malware as easily as Windows computers do. But the truth is, no computer is completely immune to malicious software. So how can you tell if your Mac has been infected with malware? Look out for these signs. Types of malware […]
Connecting your Mac to an external monitor the fast and easy way
If you want an extended view of your Mac screen to be more productive at work, you need to connect it to an external monitor. This article will walk you through the steps on how to configure and connect your Mac to an external monitor. Check the ports on your Mac and monitor Before connecting […]
5 Practical privacy tips for iPhone texting
As a business owner, it’s crucial to keep your communications private. Whether you’re sending sensitive client information or just trying to keep your personal and work lives separate, there are several ways to make sure your text messages stay out of the wrong hands.
The benefits of upgrading your Mac with an SSD
If your once snappy Mac now feels like it’s dragging its feet, a solid-state drive (SSD) upgrade could be just the thing that will breathe new life into it. But even if your Mac is still running pretty well, the benefits of an SSD upgrade may convince you to make the switch from a hard […]
Thinking of jailbreaking your iPad? Think again
If you’re looking for ways to install unofficial apps on your iPad or change its default operating system, then you’ve probably heard of jailbreaking. But before you have your device jailbroken, here are some important facts you need to know. What is jailbreaking? Jailbreaking or rooting is the process of removing manufacturer and/or carrier restrictions […]
Be more productive with these Mac keyboard shortcuts
Pointing and clicking with a mouse is great, but there are times when doing so can disrupt your focus. At times like these, using these shortcuts on your Mac’s keyboard may actually be more efficient. Minimize or dock the front app window: Command + M If you have several open apps, browsers, and Finder windows, […]
Simple ways to defend against Mac ransomware
Although most ransomware attacks usually target Windows PCs, this doesn’t mean Mac computers are completely safe. Ransomware attacks for Macs have occurred before, and are becoming more widespread over time. So how can you prevent ransomware from infecting your Mac? We’ve compiled some helpful security tips for you.
Migrate your files seamlessly from a Windows PC to a Mac
Migrating a large amount of data to a new device can be quite troublesome, especially if you’re switching from a PC to a Mac. Fortunately, you can do it easily with Apple’s Windows Migration Assistant. Seamlessly transfer your data and get your Mac set up and ready to go by following these steps.
Can malware affect your Mac?
Malware creators will target anyone and everyone, including Mac users. So even though Apple computers are less vulnerable than Windows PCs, they are not completely impervious to cyberattacks. Read on to find out the different threats you should protect your Mac against, as well as signs that your computer has been compromised.