Ransomware & Spyware Targets Apple’s Mac Computers With Apple’s market share growing, it is fair to assume cyber criminals will broaden their hacking horizons beyond Windows PCs. Recently, ransomware was found targeting Mac computers. Ransomware, or the malicious software that encrypts user data and demands payment in order for the user to regain access, has …
Apple has been criticized with their strict regulations for getting apps approved for their app store. However, it was recently reported by Fortune that the Apple App Store has been filled with malicious apps, just in time for the holiday shopping season. Some of the malicious apps include falsified versions of the Dollar Tree, Nordstrom’s …
A long time Microsoft loyalist shares his thoughts on The Steve Jobs movie.
Charlie Rose of 60 Minutes recently talked with Bill Gates about his final visit with Steve Jobs
I have also never written a piece like this about Apple but after watching the live blogs of the iPhone5 announcement yesterday and some of the video from the event I wanted to share some thoughts/observations.
Sh*t Apple Fanatics Say Listen to the Sh*t Apple and Mac users say. A very entertaining look at the world of an Apple fanatic. Watch the video below. WRITERSScott Rose & Andrew Baird DIRECTORScott Rose Apple User Fanatic Video Link. Apple is increasingly a target of ransomware attacks. Many apps for Apple are now …
Leo Watson at digitaltrends.com offers a compelling confession of a former Mac user and his transition back to the PC.
What did we learn from the Orbitz revelation that Mac users spend an average $20 more a night on hotel stays than PC users? Well, a lot we already knew.
Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled its latest foray into the tablet space with Surface for Windows RT, a tablet operating system, and Surface for Windows 8 Pro, the company’s next-gen computer operating system.
You buy a PC. There is crapware all over it. Unwanted trial programs slow your brand new system to a crawl. We’re talking about the programs installed by the OEMs, you know, HP, Sony, Dell, those guys. The programs we’re talking about are the trial office and antivirus, games and photo albums. You name it and it’s there. You don’t need it and you shouldn’t want it.
As Apple basked in its off-the-charts quarterly results, some interesting discussions about converging PCs and tablets cropped up.
Approximately 300,000 Macs in the United States and 600,000 globally have been infected with Flashback trojan, according to Russian Security firm Doctor Web.
Over the years I’ve attended a number of conferences and panels on what originally was called Spyware and Adware. I think we’ve finally settled on using the term Malware for any kind of spyware, virus, Trojan horse or any kind of unwanted computer invasion. I fondly remember my first conference in Washington DC which included panel discussions like “What is Spyware”.
The new ‘new’ iPad was launched a few weeks ago and for those that are still on the fence or are looking for more info on what this tablet offers then you are in luck. We decided to put together a comprehensive guide on the new iPad so you will know what you are getting into or upgrading to.
A self professed Apple fan and MAC user confesses his love for Windows 8.
A comparision between the Samsung Galaxy Note and the iPhone 4S.