Kirk McElhearn writes about Macs, iPods, iTunes, books, music and more on his blog Kirkville. He is a regular contributor to The Mac Security Blog, TidBITS, and several other websites and publications. Kirk has written more than twenty books, including Take Control books about iTunes, LaunchBar, and Scrivener.
November 29th, 2017 | 29 mins 47 secs
We look at a fake antivirus blog that's distributing malware, and we discuss why you need to protect your Mac when you're at the coffee machine. Because Tom Cruise might be lurking near your Mac.
November 22nd, 2017 | 32 mins 29 secs
Kirk and Josh take a close look at passwords, how to create secure passwords, and what types of passwords to avoid.
November 15th, 2017 | 32 mins 49 secs
Kirk and Josh talk explain what two-factor authentication is and why you should use it, then discuss Bitcoin, and explain how some apps and websites hijack your processor to make (virtual) money.
November 8th, 2017 | 28 mins 4 secs
Kirk and Josh talk discuss recent issues around apps having access to your iPhone's or iPad's camera all the time. They then wonder if they'd let Amazon go into their homes when no one's there to drop off packages.
November 1st, 2017 | 25 mins 25 secs
intego, macs, malware, security
October 23rd, 2017 | 34 mins 48 secs
face id, intego, security
Kirk McElhearn and Josh Long chat with Serge Kameni, a long-time Intego developer, about the company's early years, then discuss Apple's Face ID, coming with the iPhone X.
October 5th, 2017 | 26 mins 27 secs
emergency sos, face id, ios 11, macos high sierra, office for mac
Kirk McElhearn and Josh Long introduce the Intego Mac Podcast and discuss Apple's recent operating system upgrades, and take a close look at Apple's security and privacy features.