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How to erase a MacBook or Mac: restore to factory settings

Need to completely reset a MacBook? Want to wipe a Mac and reinstall macOS before selling? Here's how to erase an Intel or M1 Mac.

Need to completely reset a MacBook? Want to wipe a Mac and reinstall macOS before selling? Here's how to erase an Intel or M1 Mac.

14 Jan 22

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Block Email Tracking: Stop a sender seeing you've opened an email

Here's how to stop a sender from being able to see that you have opened their email and ensure that you email isn't being tracked.

Here's how to stop a sender from being able to see that you have opened their email and ensure that you email isn't being tracked.

13 Jan 22

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What to do if you think your Mac has a virus

Here's what to do if you need to get rid of a Mac virus, check for and remove malware, and tips to avoid being infected.

Here's what to do if you need to get rid of a Mac virus, check for and remove malware, and tips to avoid being infected.

11 Jan 22

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macOS Powerdir allowed access to user data - Fixed

Apple's indebted to Microsoft for warning it of a security flaw in macOS. The flaw was fixed in macOS 12.1 in December.

Apple's indebted to Microsoft for warning it of a security flaw in macOS. The flaw was fixed in macOS 12.1 in December.

11 Jan 22

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Mac Antivirus Deals: Save money and stay safe

Mac security software can protect you from the latest threats to your data and identity. Save money with these great discounts.

Mac security software can protect you from the latest threats to your data and identity. Save money with these great discounts.

07 Jan 22

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VPN Deals for Mac

Unblock content and get better privacy and security online with a VPN on your Mac. These are the best deals available this month.

Unblock content and get better privacy and security online with a VPN on your Mac. These are the best deals available this month.

06 Jan 22

 
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Best VPN for Mac

Find out what is the best VPN for MacBook or Mac with our complete guide in which we review and rank the top VPN services for Mac.

Find out what is the best VPN for MacBook or Mac with our complete guide in which we review and rank the top VPN services for Mac.

21 Dec 21

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How to remove a virus from an iPhone or iPad

Think your iPhone may have a virus? Here's how to check and what to do if you find one

Think your iPhone may have a virus? Here's how to check and what to do if you find one

08 Dec 21

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Macs can get viruses, but do Macs need antivirus software?

Wondering if you need antivirus for Mac? Macs do get viruses, despite protections in macOS, so it's wise to extend the protection.

Wondering if you need antivirus for Mac? Macs do get viruses, despite protections in macOS, so it's wise to extend the protection.

01 Dec 21

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How to know if your Mac has been hacked

Macs are generally secure from hackers, but Macs have been exploited. Here's how to tell if your Mac's been hacked and what to do.

Macs are generally secure from hackers, but Macs have been exploited. Here's how to tell if your Mac's been hacked and what to do.

01 Dec 21

 
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Apple sues NSO Group over Pegasus spyware

Apple has filed a lawsuit against the Israeli company NSO Group "to prevent further abuse and harm to its users".

Apple has filed a lawsuit against the Israeli company NSO Group "to prevent further abuse and harm to its users".

25 Nov 21

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Apple to warn users of state-sponsored attacks such as Pegasus

Apple has revealed that it will warn users of state-sponsored espionage attacks like Pegasus via an email or text message.

Apple has revealed that it will warn users of state-sponsored espionage attacks like Pegasus via an email or text message.

24 Nov 21

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Best Mac antivirus 2022: Which AV software should you install?

Keep your Mac and your data safe with the best antivirus software. Here are the best choices according to our in-depth reviews.

Keep your Mac and your data safe with the best antivirus software. Here are the best choices according to our in-depth reviews.

19 Nov 21

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The Best free VPN for Mac in 2022

If you can live with their limitations, these free VPNs might save you paying for one

If you can live with their limitations, these free VPNs might save you paying for one

05 Nov 21

 
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Warning: Lost AirTags can be manipulated by phishers

If you find an AirTag, you can report it anonymously - but phishers have found a way to bypass this.

If you find an AirTag, you can report it anonymously - but phishers have found a way to bypass this.

29 Sep 21

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Zero-day gap in iOS reads personal iPhone data

An angry developer has released details of four vulnerabilities that Apple was well aware of but never closed.

An angry developer has released details of four vulnerabilities that Apple was well aware of but never closed.

27 Sep 21

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