Apple Security Tutorial - Secure Your Mac from Hackers
In the old platform debates, Apple security was always featured as a primary selling point. The truth is technology has caught up to the giant and frankly - a lot of people are simply not using all the existing Mac OS X security tricks of the trade.
Hackers tend to look for the "low hanging fruit", but they also need enough trees to run through. Until quite recently, there just wasn’t a large market for hackers in attempting to exploit Apple security. The combination of unfamiliar OS transfers who want something easy to use and are willing to purchase a luxury good, have come together to produce a decent niche for shady hacker types. Luckily most Mac’s already have the functionality you need, it just takes familiarizing yourself with the settings that lie just beneath the surface. In this blog post we’ll run down the top security holes you may have open, then how to quickly and permanently close them so you can cross “fixing your Apple security settings” off your list!