Equifax Hacked

Credit monitoring agency Equifax revealed shocking news late September 7: A data breach of the company’s servers from mid-May through July 2017 resulted in the theft of the personal information of up to 143 million U.S. consumers— a huge chunk of the country’s 324...

How to Verify Time Machine Backups

You’ve been diligent about maintaining up-to-date backups of your Mac’s data by using Time Machine, but there’s a nagging worry in the back of your mind. How do you know the backups are any good? That’s a good question, and one we should all ask about our backups....

Automating Mac Mail Workflow With Rules (filters)

Mail for Mac: Use rules to manage your inbox Where Are Rules Hidden? The Rules tool is hidden in Mail > Preferences under the Rules tab. By default, there’s usually a rule that highlights any news that is sent to you containing news from Apple (see screenshot below):...

Why you should start using a VPN

Why do you need to start considering a Virtual Private Network (VPN) service? Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) aren’t new but they’re getting a lot of attention lately for both security and privacy-related reasons. With stories of hackers seemingly...