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.
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.
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.