Join the Intego Mac security experts for the latest Apple news, industry opinions, and a splash of security advice in our easy-to-digest, entertaining, and informative podcast series.
Hosted by Kirk McElhearn and Josh Long.
December 14th, 2018 | 30 mins 32 secs
There's a lot of security news this week, and we look at how facial recognition has been used at concerts, and at doorbells, a security vulnerability in software for headsets, and the most popular passwords of the year. Then we discuss the best way to set up a new Mac.
December 7th, 2018 | 31 mins 26 secs
We discuss how to choose a new Mac among the broad line-up of Apple's products. We also look at some recent security issues, including a clever Touch ID scam, some new Mac Spyware, and more. And, Tom Cruise is in the news.
November 30th, 2018 | 32 mins 59 secs
This week's news include info about an Instagram data breach, an Amazon data breach, a new class-action lawsuit against Apple, and an expensive way to get access to your iPhone if you get locked out. Then we discuss whether Apple is morphing from a hardware company to a service company.
November 23rd, 2018 | 30 mins 2 secs
We take a close look at the great new security features in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. We also answer a few reader questions, about the Activity Monitor app, about when to upgrade hardware, and whether "free" media sites are safe.
November 16th, 2018 | 31 mins 5 secs
We've often stressed how important it is to use a VPN. Today we welcome Andra Zaharia from Intego's partner company CyberGhost to discuss why we all need a VPN at times.
November 9th, 2018 | 30 mins 7 secs
After some brief security news about the Mac, we discuss how you can be sure to shop securely on Black Friday; and we give you some tips to save money too!
November 2nd, 2018 | 31 mins 32 secs
Apple released new Macs and iPads this week, and Josh and Kirk talk about the new MacBook Air, the Mac mini, and the iPod Pro. We also cover some security news, such as new Mac malware, Apple security updates, and more.
October 26th, 2018 | 28 mins 37 secs
The holiday shopping season is here, and we all look at online product reviews, right? But many of them are fake. How can you tell which are reliable? We discuss that, cover more revelations about the "big hack" story that Bloomberg published recently, and more.
October 19th, 2018 | 28 mins 30 secs
We take a close look at how digital certificates work, and how they don't. We also discuss the latest Facebook data breach, Apple's new data download feature, and more.
October 12th, 2018 | 28 mins 30 secs
Was it really a big hack? Bloomberg claims that a Chinese hardware hack affected Apple, Amazon, and others, but the companies deny this accusation. And we look back on the first year of the podcast.
October 5th, 2018 | 27 mins 15 secs
Two major blunders have led a lot of people to question the security and privacy of Facebook. Some Russian hackers were caught trying to access a wi-fi network in the Netherlands. And law enforcement forced someone to open their iPhone X using Face ID.
September 28th, 2018 | 33 mins
macOS Mojave has been released this week, and we discuss the main features that users will like (or not). We also look at Apple's recent security updates to all its operating systems, and some recent security threats, including a way to get access to any iPhone with only its phone number (don't worry, you probably won't be targeted).
September 21st, 2018 | 32 mins 9 secs
We take a look at some of the new features in iOS 12, released early this week. We also talk about some issues with Safari 12 and extensions, and follow up on a story we reported about malware in Mac App Store apps from Trend Micro.
September 14th, 2018 | 32 mins 32 secs
We used to think that apps from the Mac App Store were safe, but some recently discovered issues where apps purchased at the Mac App Store have been sending user data to servers have made us reconsider that.
September 7th, 2018 | 28 mins 23 secs
We discuss the new products that Apple might (or is likely to) announcement next week. We also cover some privacy news about Twitter and Apple's App Store.
August 31st, 2018 | 30 mins 30 secs
We start by looking at a couple of small but interesting updates to Apple hardware, then we discuss two advanced persistent threats. Do you know what this means? Listen to find out.