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If you're in a location with multiple Wi-Fi networks, it can be hard to figure out which is the best one to connect to. VirusBarrier X6 can help - open the program's Network window to view a list of available Wi-Fi networks, complete with the name, channel, and signal strength of each.

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Keeping Up with the Snoops 8: Snoop Harder

Just when he thought it was over, Josh Centers is pulled back into the spy game, giving you the latest on the Patriot Act’s renewal, hard drive malware, SIM card encryption key theft, and how to find out if you’re being watched.

 
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Security Update 2014-005 (Mountain Lion and Mavericks)

SpamSieve 2.9.17

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.0.2

SuperDuper 2.7.3

1Password 5.0

You Are Apple’s Greatest Security Challenge

Backblaze 3.0

ChronoSync 4.5.3 and ChronoAgent 1.4.7

Apple and Google Spark Civil Rights Debate

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.0

 

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Security Update 2014-004 (Lion and Mountain Lion)

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