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Open URLs Quickly from BBEdit

If you're working on a bit of text (HTML or otherwise) in BBEdit, and you see a URL that you'd like to open, the fastest way is to Command-click it. Most BBEdit users probably already know this tip, but if you don't, it's a huge time-saver. (The same trick works in BBEdit's free little brother, TextWrangler.)

 
 

Thunderstrike Proof-of-Concept Attack Serious, but Limited

The recently demonstrated Thunderstrike proof-of-concept attack could infiltrate a Mac at the hardware level, but few users need to worry about it given its need for physical access.

 
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ClamXav 2.7.2

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CrashPlan 3.7

Little Snitch 3.5.1

Computing for the Visually Impaired, Part 1

ChronoAgent 1.5

OS X NTP Security Update (Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion)

 

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Safari 8.0.2, 7.1.2, and 6.2.2

Thwarting Twitter’s Upcoming Data Collection

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.0.3

Keeping Up with the Snoops 7: Too Many Snoops

SpamSieve 2.9.18

Apple Releases OS X 10.10.1, iOS 8.1.1, and Apple TV 7.0.2

Little Snitch 3.5

CrashPlan 3.6.4

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