WARNING: Mac Malware Variant “MAC Defender” Even More Crafty – No Password Install Required

In Apple, Application, General, HTD Tech Tip, Safety, Security, Software by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

And you thought that Macs and Apple products were immune to virus and malware threats? Think again! At the beginning of May, Intego, a developer for internet security and privacy software for Macs, identified a pretty scary piece of malware, dubbed the “MAC Defender” (also now has names like “MacSecurity” and “MacProtector” and “MacDefender”). What is malware? It’s essentially a malicious piece of software that can do all types of damage to your computer and trick you into doing things you don’t want it to do. What really concerns me here is that Macs are prevalent in schools and homes …

Time For Some Fun – My New Site Celebrating Technology Failure – Tech-Fail.com

In General, Humor, Opinion, Social Media, Social Networking by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Last week I decided that I needed a bit more fun in my life, or if you look at it another way, to add some more workload to my already busy day. Since I cover technology all of the time in the form of reviews, how-to’s, fix-it’s and other musings, often with a family spin, I needed a way to “vent” or at least, have a way to express the other side of technology – the side of failure. I wanted to create a site that people would go to for laughs, so that they would know that they are …