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iOS and support scams addendum

Here’s a further Mac Virus article in the light of an F-Secure article explaining that pop-up blocking in Safari doesn’t fix the iOS Support Scams… 23 more words

Support Scams

Support scams and Mac pop-ups

Out of my own blogs, this one tends to the one where I put my scam-related articles, as well as stuff relating to hoaxes and chain letters. 154 more words

Support Scams

Jurassic World and Nuke and Pave!

I’m pretty sure I’ve been abundantly vocal about my displeasure of how Hollywood is ruining old movie franchises I LOVE and flooding the market with comic book movies and, when they’re not doing either of those things, coming up with complete tripe… So you can imagine my trepidation when I first heard there would be a new Jurassic movie. 377 more words


Hey, did you text me?

Hi there iPhone friends,

Have you read the latest news that’s circulating on the internet about the iPhone? I saw this on CNN this morning, and thought it was worth the blog. 229 more words

Iphone Repair

Double trouble for Apple, as two software security flaws discovered

Users of Apple’s Mac OS X are being warned to watch out for not one, but two new weaknesses in the platform which can be used in attacks – one of which is already in the wild. 639 more words


Getting into a scrape

I was amused to note that a couple of ‘readers’ of my Mac Virus blog (i.e. comment spammers) were apparently so impressed by its ‘interesting content’ that they suggested that since ‘probably you spend a lot of time writing’ (well, they got that right), they could save me a lot of time writing by steering me towards ‘an online tool that creates high quality, SEO friendly posts in minutes’. 150 more words

Mac Virus

The USB standard has a fundamental security flaw that allows an attacker to take over any device it is connected to, whether PC or Mac, say security researchers in a frightening piece by  263 more words

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