#osx #security #mac

Go Dark: Mac Edition

Your privacy is (not) an illusion As someone who has not only been interested in “the security aspect of cyber” and the implications for personal privacy for quite a long time, it’s facinating to watch the world become slightly more aware of what really happens to your data when you’re using your computer, mobile phone, tablet device, internet-connected-fridge, etc. The security (or the lack there-of) with regards to the “connected age” is just starting to light on fire with the public, and unfortunately there will most likely be some real ramifications that will hit people in the next few years. ...

Author SM  |  5  min read
#usb #security

Dont Get Hacked by a USB Charger

Now that I am doing a large amount (if not all) of my computing via mobile devices, making sure that I have enough power with me throughout the day is an absolute must. Even though the iPhone 6S+ and the iPad Pro 9.7 are great on the battery, I still carry a small backup battery and a rapid charge adapter with me to keep myself charged throughout the day. And as a frequent traveler, I also find myself in a rental car, airplane, airport or hotel with a USB charge available — but I never felt really comfortable plugging into some random USB port just to get a quick battery recharge. ...

Author SM  |  2  min read