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Review
Hands-on review – CleanMyMac X utility for macOS
We get hands-on with a useful utility that macOS users never thought they needed but probably do.
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Cloud
Apple improves Mac operating system with latest offering
Apple has unveiled the latest version of its desktop operating system, macOS Ventura, providing users with tools for greater productivity.
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Malware
Avast reveals top 10 malware types troubling Aussie users
Avast has revealed the top 10 malware types putting Australian users at risk of having their personal data and money stolen and losing control of their devices.
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Cloud
Apple unveils completely new Mac desktop and display
Apple has today introduced Mac Studio and Studio Display, designed to give users everything they could want to fulfil their studio needs.
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Cloud
Apple announces M1 Ultra, its most powerful chip yet
Apple has today announced M1 Ultra, the company’s next major step for Apple silicon and the Mac, which it says will provide the new Mac Studio with superior computing power.
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Cybersecurity
BeyondTrust extends remote support with updated release
Privileged Access Management firm BeyondTrust is extending its remote support and adding deeper security protections for systems and devices.
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Malware
ESET discovers DazzleSpy, a new macOS spying malware
The vulnerability could also have been exploited on iOS, even on devices such as the iPhone XS and newer.
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Apple
Apple's NZ sales arm reports $28m profit as revenue climbs
Apple’s New Zealand sales arm has reported a $28.8 million profit for the last financial year, up from $23.4 m in 2020.
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Cybersecurity
CrowdStrike expands Zero Trust support to macOS and Linux
CrowdStrike has expanded its Zero Trust support to macOS and Linux to further help with cross-platform protection and expansion of partnerships.
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Cloud
Apple reveals new productivity features for the iPhone, iPad and Mac
Apple has updated its iWork suite of productivity apps with new features, enabling users to present in new ways and work with documents on the go. 
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Malware
New malware strain targeting Mac users for only $49
A new malware strain has evolved to steal the information of MacOS users.
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Mobile Device Management / MDM
Jamf acquires tools from cmdSecurity to secure macOS enterprise offerings
cmdReporter co-founders Daniel Griggs and Metzger have now joined the Jamf team.
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Virtualisation
Parallels’ latest Windows on Mac solution ready for Big Sur
Desktop 16 for Mac is designed to integrate and blend with the latest MacOS and comes in standard, pro and business editions.
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Cloud
Apple teases new macOS Big Sur & goes all-in on silicon SoC
With the addition of Mac to the SoC ecosystem, the Mac will benefit from higher performance and more capabilities in areas such as app development and machine learning.
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Apple
Jamf extends Apple expertise through security firm buyout
IT and Apple specialist firm Jamf has acquired Mac-focused endpoint security provider Digita Security.
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Malware
10 times malware proved that MacOS isn't bulletproof
Mac users need to come to terms with the fact that their devices are not immune from attack.
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Cloud
Apple gets serious about enterprise & security features
Features include new BYOD policies, managed Apple IDs, security enhancements, and even an app that allows users to find their phone or their friends.
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Cloud
Apple previews macOS Catalina
New security features keep users better protected and voice control lets users control their Mac entirely with their voice.
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Privileged Access Management / PAM
BeyondTrust updates remote access solution
Updates in version 19.1 include AWS availability, UI improvements, Mojave support, and more.
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Apple
Apple's MacBook Pro gets a performance spruce up; MacOS Mojave coming soon
Apple’s MacBook Pro is getting a spruce up with new 8th-generation Intel Core processors, a quieter keyboard, and much more.
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Cloud
Microsoft welcomes Ziften as its newest 'Windows Defender' for macOS and Linux
Ziften is now contributing macOS, Linux, and Windows support to the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) advanced hunting project.
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Endpoint Protection
Ziften & Microsoft: The partnership bringing threat defence to almost every OS
Ziften's partnership with Microsoft is making serious headway into bringing microsoft security technology into the heart of all operating systems.
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Apple
Macs under attack – what you can do to secure your device
The status quo has shifted as increasing amounts of malware are written to specifically target Macs.
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Cloud
Apple confirms that macOS and iOS are vulnerable to Meltdown bugs
These bugs apply to all modern processors and affect nearly all computing devices and operating systems...