How to: Delete All Web Site History from Safari

There’s no double about it – security is paramount when surfing the web.  The same is true with keeping where you have been on the web a secret as well. For those of us who use Safari on a regular basis, here’s how to delete all of your History (list of web sites where you’ve been): 1.  While in Safari, select History > Clear History…. 2.  From the drop down window, select All History. 3.  That’s it. Note: The above may take awhile depending on how much data the computer has to delete.

How to: Use your fingerprint to unlock your Mac

We computer users are always concerned about our privacy.  Especially when it comes to our laptops.  Sure, you can password protect it, but that can only goes so far. Newer Mac laptops have the ability to use your fingerprint to unlock it, use Apple Pay, and more.  When a user first turns on their Mac and goes to the login screen, the device will ask for the user’s fingerprint.  If the computer has multiple users on it, the computer will then take the user (based on their fingerprint) to the correct user area. Here’s how to set it up: 1. Click Here to Read more

The State of Mac Malware

“In 2018, the state of Mac malware has evolved, with more and more threats targeting these so-called impervious machines,” Thomas Reed writes for Malwarebytes Labs. “We have already seen four new Mac threats appear. The first of these, OSX.MaMi, was discovered on our forums by someone who had had his DNS settings changed and was unable to change them back. “The malware that was discovered on his system acted to change these settings and ensure that they remained changed,” Reed writes. “Additionally, it installed a new trusted root certificate in the keychain.” “These two actions are highly dangerous. By redirecting Click Here to Read more

Virus Alert for Mac: OSX Dok

“A recently discovered strain of Apple Mac malware has begun mimicking major banking websites in an effort to steal login details from victims,” Danny Palmer reports for ZDNet. “First uncovered in May, OSX.Dok affected all versions of Apple’s older OS X operating system and was initially used to spy on victims’ web traffic.” “The malware was later modified to infect macOS users, and its latest variant has been updated to steal money and financial credentials, say researchers at Check Point,” Palmer reports. “This new Dok campaign is distributed via phishing emails relating to financial or tax matters, with the payload Click Here to Read more