A new macOS malware has been discovered by Synack’s security researcher Patrick Wardle. As per his report, this new malware, which is said to be a variant of Fruitfly, can sneak into your Mac, get access to the webcam to take photos, gather screenshots, and even get your keystrokes. Wardle believes that this malware has been affecting Macs for at least five years now, or maybe even a decade.
Apple has officially released the newest version of macOS Sierra to the public, following weeks of developer beta seeds.
If your family uses a shared computer, then setting up parental controls for children is essential. This can help you limit access to apps, websites, and stores, create a schedule for computer time, and protect their privacy. These steps and explanations will help you with the process for creating a safe Mac environment for your kids.
As the name suggests, macOS High Sierra is a refinement update. It’s on the same lines as Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion. While there are new features and newer technologies, the main focus in on improving performance, fixing bugs and refining features. And right now, that actually sounds like a great thing. The Mac is a professional tool and more stable the OS, the better it is for the pro users.
With only weeks to go before WWDC 2017, the company is seeding a new beta for both operating systems.