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Encrypted Screen Sharing in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, screen sharing in iChat can now be encrypted if both parties sharing a screen have MobileMe accounts and have enabled encryption (iChat > Preferences > Accounts > Security).

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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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Macs Mostly Safe from Bash Vulnerability, but Be Ready to Patch

Apple Goes Public on Privacy

Security Update 2014-004 (Lion and Mountain Lion)

Safari 6.2 and 7.1

Apple Pay Aims to Disrupt Payment Industry

Tim Cook Promises Improved iCloud Security

iCloud Flaw Not Source of Celebrity Photo Theft

Chapter 13 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

Search in Private with DuckDuckGo

CloudPull 2.5.4

 

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Safari 7.0.6 and 6.1.6

Carbon Copy Cloner 3.5.6

Keeping Up with the Snoops 6: A Game of Chairs

Hider 2.1

“Take Control of FileVault” Dispels FileVault Misconceptions

ChronoSync 4.5.2

Security Update 2014-003 (Mountain Lion and Lion)

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