Tag: Apple

What Happens to Your Digital Content After Your Passing?

Who will inherit your digital content?  Your iTunes library, your Amazon Kindle and Nook e-books, etc.? MarketWatch has an article describing how people must consider these things when doing their estate planning.  Last year I wrote about passwords living on

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Apple No Longer Claims Immunity

Apple finally admits that OS X is not immune from viruses and malware, just as security experts (and also yours truly) have been saying. While the Mac OS X’s Unix (BSD) underpinnings make it safer than Windows, Windows has come a long way with

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Patents as Shield and Sword

In Ars Technica there is an article on how Motorola Mobility, which has been acquired by Google, is using its patent portfolio as both shield and sword against Apple and its patent portfolio.  Interesting and informative about the role that

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Mac Trojan Alert

No more security from obscurity. Now that the Mac OS X platform has become more prevalent, malware has followed.  In the last two weeks, two new trojan horse threats to security.  The first presents itself as a PDF file, “which

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Security Hole in Apple Batteries

A security hole in the firmware of Apple Mac batteries may well allow for malware to be installed on vulnerable systems… even after a complete reformatting of the hard disk and reinstall of the system. I wouldn’t be too worried

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