Snow Leopard includes a bevy of important behind-the-scenes security updates, and one major feature we hope you never see. Rich Mogull details what's changed, how this affects your security, and the one improvement we're still waiting for.
Although the iPhone 3GS automatically encrypts all data on the device using special hardware, the implementation is deeply flawed, allowing access to your information if someone has access to your iPhone.
Rich Mogull explains how to configure your iPhone securely, and how to take advantage of the new hardware encryption in the iPhone 3GS.
When TidBITS editor Rich Mogull convinced his old college professor, now a sustainability researcher, to switch to the iPhone he never realized he was helping save the environment. Learn how to "reduce and reuse" the iPhone way.
Security researcher Charlie Miller has discovered a way to attack and control an iPhone using only SMS messages. Don't worry, the details aren't public yet, and Apple should have a patch soon.
AT&T's iPhone pricing isn't tied simply to how long you've had your current phone. Come learn the different factors that affect your upgrade pricing and strategies for getting the best deal.
By following these five recommendations, Apple can ensure that its products will remain safe in an increasingly dangerous computing world.
Over at Macworld, TidBITS editor Rich Mogull uses the unpatched Java vulnerability and a recent ComputerWorld troll bait article as an excuse to talk about who is really responsible for Mac security.
Macs are vulnerable to a five-month-old vulnerability in Java that is being actively exploited on the Internet. Here's how to protect yourself.
Worried about the latest Apple security story? Follow these five tips to find out if you're really at risk.
Apple aims to eliminate security concerns for worried Mac users with a new, premier offering.
Apple's first security update of 2009 is a major one, with patches for a series of serious vulnerabilities. All Mac users and server admins should apply the update immediately.
A new vulnerability in Safari could reveal your files, stored passwords, and other private information. While the details are still secret, here's how to protect yourself.
Apple completes the transition to the new laptop unibody design with the new 17-inch MacBook Pro, but takes a risky move by switching to a non-removable battery.
Apple inadvertently panicked Mac users this week by releasing an updated support article that recommended antivirus software and then pulling it after negative press reports. Rich Mogull confirms Apple's actual antivirus policy, lays out what happened, and explains why the average Mac user still doesn't need antivirus software.