Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #205: Apple’s Consistent Iteration

Apple has patched two in-the-wild vulnerabilities, and you should update your devices right away. We look at the dangers of “corrupt my file” websites. And we discuss Apple’s new product announcements.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #204: CSAM, GDPR, and Android Updates

Apple pauses their new CSAM image scanning rollout, WhatsApp gets slapped with a big GDPR fine in Ireland, and Germany is mandating seven years of updates for all mobile phones. We also discuss new Mac malware, and Intego’s 100% virus detection rating.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #203: Zero Click, Russian Fines, and Apple Wallet

A new zero-click exploit targets the iPhone, Russia fines internet companies for not storing user data in the country, and you’ll soon be able to put a driver’s license in Apple Wallet, but should you?

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #202: How We’ve Changed Our Approach to Security and Privacy

Josh and Kirk look at some new iCloud features, and talk about how they’ve changed their security and privacy practices over the 200+ episodes of the Intego Mac Podcast.

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How to Use Hide My Email

With the next versions of macOS, iOS, and iPadOS, due to be released in the fall, Apple is introducing Hide My Email, which allows you to create random email addresses that forward to your iCloud email address. You can use them to register for websites, apps, and services, and delete them if you don’t want to be contacted any more.

Here’s how Hide My email works.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #201: Apple’s New Child Protection Features that Scan Photos on Devices

Apple has announced Expanded Protections for Children, designed to help limit the spread of child sexual abuse material. However, these features scan photos on iPhones and iPads, and many privacy advocates are concerned by their potential for misuse.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #200: Tales from the Hackin’ Shack with Patrick Wardle

For the 200th episode of the Intego Mac Podcast, we welcome independent security researcher Patrick Wardle, who shares tales of finding bugs and vulnerabilities on the iPhone and Mac.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #199: Understanding iCloud Private Relay

The Apple watch has been updated to cover a recent security vulnerability that has been patched on other Apple operating systems. Zoom pays users for lying, Apple brings back the Store tab on its website, and we look at how the forthcoming iCloud Private Relay works.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #198: Buying and Selling Computer Vulnerabilities

A new Apple update is released for a zero-day vulnerability exploited in the wild, we discuss how vulnerability brokers buy and sell computer bugs, and we look at three free secure email services.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #197: Prepare for the End of 3G Networks

Apple has released security updates for all its operating systems. We discuss the new disclosures about Pegasus spyware, and Apple’s response. And we look at what will happen when mobile phone carriers shut down their 3G networks; you may have 3G devices that you don’t think about. And Josh has a new laptop; finally.

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