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.
August 24th, 2018 | 30 mins 29 secs
Google tracks your movement even when you tell its apps not to. We discuss this, and tell you how to turn off this "feature." We also discuss the latest Apple and security news.
August 17th, 2018 | 27 mins 1 sec
We mention the term "botnet" from time to time, but what exactly is a botnet? How does it work? Is it self-aware? Can botnets be taken down? We look into this, and discuss the week's security news.
August 10th, 2018 | 28 mins 43 secs
Lots of people having been receiving blackmail emails claiming that they've been filmed watching porn. We explain how this scam works. We also talk about the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit apps, Firefox's new DNS scheme, and more.
August 3rd, 2018 | 25 mins 33 secs
We take a close look at how Intego's NetBarrier firewall works. We explain how its multi-pronged defense keeps you safe, and discuss how best to set it up.
July 27th, 2018 | 29 mins 17 secs
Some malware was found recently that pretends to be an Intego VirusBarrier installer. We also talk about Google's choice to suggest that HTTP websites are insecure, and a recent story showing that security keys can prevent phishing.
July 20th, 2018 | 31 mins 41 secs
We discuss how you can protect your digital legacy and ensure that your data doesn't get lost if something happens to you, and we discuss the many elements of your data that are accessible from the lock screen of your iPhone or iPad.
July 13th, 2018 | 32 mins 12 secs
After a tale of an Apple ID getting blocked for a strange reason, and some security news, we take a close look at how antivirus software works.
July 6th, 2018 | 31 mins 45 secs
We discuss some ways to check your Mac's software and ensure that it is running smoothly. And we bring the latest Mac security news.
June 29th, 2018 | 28 mins 25 secs
We discuss some ways to check your Mac's hardware to make sure everything is working correctly, and we discussed some recent security issues, and a new way that wi-fi will be protected in the future.
June 22nd, 2018 | 26 mins 51 secs
We look at your home router and explain the many steps you can take to make sure it is secure.
June 15th, 2018 | 30 mins 45 secs
Some new security threats arise, and we discuss code signing and Apple's Gatekeeper technology. We then look at the pros and cons of buying Mac apps from the Mac App Store or directly from developers.
June 8th, 2018 | 30 mins 50 secs
We cover Apple's new operating system announcements, looking at the new features in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. And we take a close look at the security and privacy features in these operating systems.
June 1st, 2018 | 31 mins 52 secs
We discuss Apple's recent operating system updates - and the one they didn't update - cover some new malware, and then take a close look at using parental controls on the Mac and on iOS.
May 25th, 2018 | 30 mins 21 secs
We talk about all those GDPR emails you've been receiving, mention a new Spectre-type vulnerability, and then take a deep dive into browser cookies and private browsing.
May 18th, 2018 | 31 mins 5 secs
We discuss the new EFAIL issue affecting encrypted email; discuss a new class-action suit against Apple; and then explain how you can delete your history on Facebook and Twitter. It's not easy, but it's possible.
May 11th, 2018 | 33 mins 55 secs
After some news about an interesting new iOS security feature, some potential malware, and a surprising move by Microsoft, we delve into firewalls. What is a firewall? How does it work? Why do you need one?