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Make Sure You’re Getting OS X Security Data

There’s a poorly worded checkbox buried in the App Store pane of System Preferences that, if you misinterpret the interface, can result in your Mac failing to download critical anti-malware data. Adam Engst unwittingly had it set wrong, and if you do too, read on to learn how to get it right.

 
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Why Apple Defends Encryption

ClamXav 2.8.9

Security Update 2016-001 (Mavericks and Yosemite)

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.1.6

ChronoSync 4.6.5

ClamXav 2.8.8

 

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SpamSieve 2.9.23

Safari 9.0.2

Security Update 2015-008 (Mavericks) and 2015-006 (Yosemite)

Little Snitch 3.6.1

Microsoft Office 2011 14.5.8

ClamXav 2.8.7

The Million Dollar iOS Hack (Isn’t)

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