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Apple simplifies Windows 10 installs with support for Creators Update

Apple updated macOS Sierra to more easily allow users to install the latest version of Windows 10 on their Macs.

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Apple releases iOS 10.3.2, watchOS 3.2.2, tvOS 10.2.1, and macOS 10.12.5

Start the week by updating your Apple devices.

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Supply chain attack hits Mac users of HandBrake video converter app

Hackers compromised a download server for HandBrake, a popular open-source program for converting video files, and used it to distribute a macOS version of the application that contained malware.

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10 Unix commands every Mac and Linux user should know

Get started with Bash, Unix pipes, directory navigation, sudo, Nano, and other command-line essentials

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Snake cyberespionage malware is ready to bite Mac users

A sophisticated Russian cyberespionage group is readying attacks against Mac users and has recently ported its Windows backdoor program to macOS.

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Homebrew MacOS package manager gets easier to use

Homebrew 1.2.0 deprecates a number of repositories to improve ease of use and software quality

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Stealthy Mac malware spies on encrypted browser traffic

A new malware program that targets macOS users is capable of spying on encrypted browser traffic and stealing sensitive information.

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Apple breaks with secrecy to rebut negative narrative

Apple this week renounced its usual secrecy about future products to counter questions about its commitment to the Mac.

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F-Secure buys Little Flocker to combat macOS ransomware

Endpoint security vendor F-Secure has acquired a behavior-based security application for macOS called Little Flocker that was developed by an independent researcher.

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Apple finally refreshes the Mac Pro, but the model you want isn't coming this year

Apple throws a bone to its most demanding customers with a Mac Pro speed bump, promising a major overhaul next year.

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Apple upgrades Mac Pro, says ‘sorry’ to pro users (Updated)

“We wanna figure out how to better communicate with pros,” says Phil Schiller

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How to adjust macOS Sierra 10.12.4’s Night Shift settings

Properly set the new Night Shift settings in macOS Sierra 10.12.4 and get a good night’s sleep.

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Apple releases macOS Sierra 10.12.4: What’s new in the update

Hopefully you’ll sleep better at night, thanks to the new Night Shift feature.

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How to set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID and iCloud account

Protect your data from the Turkish Crime Family demanding ransom from Apple—or from any hackers and creeps, for that matter. It's really quite easy to set up.

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Newly leaked documents show low-level CIA Mac and iPhone hacks

The U.S. CIA has had tools to infect Apple Mac computers by connecting malicious Thunderbolt Ethernet adapters to them since 2012, according to new documents purported to be from the agency and published by WikiLeaks.

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iPhone, Mac owners: How to stymie hackers extorting Apple, threatening to wipe devices

Hackers claiming to have hundreds of millions of iCloud credentials have threatened to wipe date from iPhones, iPads and Macs.

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Pwn2Own hacking contest ends with two virtual machine escapes

Two teams of researchers managed to win the biggest bounties at this year's Pwn2Own hacking contest by escaping from the VMware Workstation virtual machine and executing code on the host operating system.

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Apple forfeits teachers' pet rep as U.S. share sinks

Apple again lost ground last year in the U.S. K-12 market, as Google continued to make gains with its Chrome OS.

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