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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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ChronoSync 4.6.6 and ChronoAgent 1.6.0

1Password 6.1

SpamSieve 2.9.24

Retrospect 13

Apple Keeps Making Its Case for Protecting iPhone Users

More Thoughts on Apple’s Stance on Backdoors

 

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Thoughts on Tim Cook’s Open Letter Criticizing Backdoors

Sparkle Vulnerability Real, but Exploits Highly Unlikely

1Password 6.0.2

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.1.7

Little Snitch 3.6.3

Why Apple Defends Encryption

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