Category Archives: Mac Security Tips

Some How-Tos For Brand New Mac Users

Everybody has to start somewhere, and if you are a brand new Mac user, you may find the following tips helpful. Using The Trashcan Icon There are four ways to discard items to the trashcan. One is drag and drop. … Continue reading

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Find Your Lost iPhone (or iPad)

Think you can never lose your iPhone because you paid so much for it that you will never let it out of your sight? Think you are always careful with your stuff and it can’t happen to you? Yeah, me … Continue reading

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Malware and Java

There is a new malware threat from Java.  At the end of this email is an article that advises disabling Java from your computer. To disable Java from Safari, open Preferences, then Security.  Make sure that “Enable Java” is unchecked. … Continue reading

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Mail Protection Tip That You May or May Not Like

So I have been really busy with the birth of a new grandchild, another grandchild getting married, and trying to learn Mountain Lion.  Life is good. This Mail tip is not Mountain Lion or Lion specific.  Some people will really … Continue reading

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Scam/Dirtbag Alert

I recently upgraded to a new computer and my older 15″ MacBook Pro is for sale.  I listed it on Craig’s List. So I get this offer, no negotiating about the price.  Wants to pay through PayPal and wants me … Continue reading

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Keep Sites Like Google From Tracking All The Places You Visit On The Internet

The Internet is free and we all demand that it remain so, but nothing is really free.  One way that money is garnered is by companies monitoring the places you visit on the Internet and then creating a profile of … Continue reading

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