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.
Shopping online may save you from the dangers of traffic accidents and mall riots, but these tips from Security Editor Rich Mogull will also help ensure a fraud-free holiday season.
The recent Safari 3.2 update adds two often-requested security features, but do they really make you safer from online fraudsters? Security expert Rich Mogull takes Safari 3.2 on a phishing trip to find out.
Modern air travel is never easy, but when bad weather diverts Rich Mogull's plane, his trusty iPhone ensures he gets a hotel room for the night with three measly screen taps.
We seldom think about how our mobile phones actually work, but Rich Mogull pulls back the covers and peels away the jargon to explain why text messages work when voice calls are dropped, why your battery lasts longer in some places than in others, why you're not allowed to use phones on airplanes, why you can be notified of a voicemail message when your phone never rang, and more.
MobileMe's Web interface doesn't use SSL to protect your communications, a major security blunder. But iCal, Mail, and iChat default to secure connections.
Apple has made its biggest security stumble ever by not releasing a necessary patch for a serious DNS exploit that allows any domain name to be redirected to any IP address.
Rich Mogull braved the lines on Friday to get a new iPhone 3G. After a weekend of testing (and driving), he shares his impressions of Apple's new toy.
Take a few simple steps to understand and protect yourself from the latest malicious software targeting Macs.
Apple has all but ignored the enterprise market for year, with Steve Jobs famously declaring that if Apple made great products the enterprise would come to Apple. With the iPhone 2.0 software, Apple has changed its tune and implemented the kind of enterprise-specific features that large organizations expect in mobile devices.
Some challenge their mettle by risking their lives in courageous acts. Others just try and survive a long weekend vacation without a trusty MacBook Pro, instead relying entirely on an iPhone.
Details on three new unpatched security flaws were just released. While the risk to Mac users is low, the announcement raises ethical issues about how vendors and security researchers approach security vulnerabilities.
Avoid rogue wireless networks and take advantage of your iPhone's security features with just a few simple screen taps and slides.
QuickTime 7.4.5 offers more than just specific security fixes - in it, Apple started activating anti-exploitation technologies to protect users even when there are software vulnerabilities. But when will we see these technologies fully implemented in QuickTime, or even Leopard itself?