Mac ransomware and how to defeat it

Although most ransomware is designed to attack Windows systems, a new strain is targeting Mac computers. Discovered last month, Mac ransomware OSX/Filecoder.E was found by researchers to behave just like any cryptolocker variant. It would encrypt all data until victims paid the cybercriminals. But here’s the catch: There’s no guarantee that the Mac ransomware will […]

Russian hackers target Mac OS X users

While plenty of malware target Windows and Android operating systems, Apple products also get some unwanted attention from cybercriminals. In February, Fancy Bear, the Russian hacking group accused of leaking information from the US Democratic National Committee, have created advanced malware for Macs and iOS backups. Here’s how the exploit works. According to antivirus provider […]

iPads allow thieves to bypass lock feature

Nobody wants to spend the day stressing about dangerous scenarios and “what-ifs,” but in some cases we really must insist. In a recent development, it was discovered that one of the iPad’s anti-theft measures can be easily bypassed with little to no special training. And although no one wants to assume his or her tablet […]

iCloud Calendar spam problem “fixed”

A new feature has been added to iCloud Calendar to address its sudden onslaught of spam. Although some users were hoping for a solution that would eliminate the spam issue altogether, the very nature of how spammers propagate their links prevents that from happening. Instead, Apple needs your help in reporting and removing these unwanted […]

Beware of this iPhone-crashing video

iPhone users should be careful about opening suspicious videos circulating in the web. Recently, a bug in the form of a five-second MP4 clip has been passed around in online forums and video sharing websites. The brief video seems harmless at first, but when iPhone users unwittingly click on the video link, their phones begin […]

iPad Mini 5: top 6 speculations

Apple products are famous in the tech world for their quality, and their iPads are no exception.The iPad Mini 5 is the new product users eagerly anticipate. Unlike its predecessors, it was not launched in September but is expected to be launched in March 2017. Over the years, Apple has updated its product designs with […]

Benefits of upgrading to an iPhone 7

Upgrading to the new iPhone 7 has several benefits and features that are obviously not available in the older versions. After Apple released their latest flagship smartphone, much of the talk revolved around the absence of the headphone jack. Although the iPhone 7 is a minor upgrade of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, buyers will […]