Straight talk on Mac security risks

Tuesday, 7 February 2006, 4:03 AM EST

The complacency about Mac security has some basis in fact: OS X comes with many of the ports that could allow snooping closed; you have to change a System Preference to activate file sharing, personal Web hosting, or even printer sharing. If you don't use these features, you're protected by default. If you want to give other users access to some areas of your system, you should turn on the firewall that's built into OS X.

At PC World.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Reactions to the IRS hack that impacted 100,000 people

Cybercriminals were able to successfully steal tax forms full of personal information of more than 100,000 taxpayers through IRSí Get Transcript application. This data included Social Security information, date of birth and street address.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Thu, May 28th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //