Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
Quick Look Shortcut in Expose on Snow Leopard

In Expose mode in Snow Leopard, hover your mouse pointer over a window and press the Space bar to view a larger Quick Look version of that window.

Submitted by
Doug McLean

 
 

Apple Pay Exposes Insecure Bank Policies

Apple Pay is being blamed for a rash of new credit card fraud cases. TidBITS Security Editor Rich Mogull argues that it’s merely exposing existing weaknesses in bank security.

 
Show summaries of articles

Backblaze 4.0

Safari 8.0.4, 7.1.4, and 6.2.4

Take Control of Security for Mac Users, Chapter 9: Manage iCloud Security

Chapter 9 of “Take Control of Security for Mac Users” Available

Security Update 2015-003 (Yosemite)

Macs Not Vulnerable to BadUSB Attack

Take Control of Security for Mac Users, Chapter 8: Surf the Web Safely

Chapter 8 of “Take Control of Security for Mac Users” Available

International Verify Your Backups Day

The Good News about the CIA Targeting Apple

 

CrashPlan is easy, secure backup that works everywhere. Back up
to your own drives, friends, and online with unlimited storage.
With 30 days free, backing up is one resolution you can keep.
Your life is digital; back it up! <http://tid.bl.it/code42-tb>
 

Security Update 2015-002 (Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite)

Take Control of Security for Mac Users, Chapter 7: Fortify Your Mac’s Defenses

Chapter 7 of “Take Control of Security for Mac Users” Available

Take Control of Security for Mac Users, Chapter 6: Improve Your Network Security

Chapter 6 of “Take Control of Security for Mac Users” Available

Keeping Up with the Snoops 8: Snoop Harder

Take Control of Security for Mac Users, Chapter 5: Improve Your Passwords

Next 20 articles for Stay Safe on Your Computer...

 

READERS LIKE YOU! Support TidBITS by becoming a member today!
Check out the perks at <http://tidbits.com/member_benefits.html>
Special thanks to Jonathan Akers, Beverley Robertson, David Polstein,
and Harold Isbell for their generous support!