Joshua Long (@theJoshMeister), Intego's Chief Security Analyst, is a renowned security researcher and writer. Josh has a master's degree in IT concentrating in Internet Security and has taken doctorate-level coursework in Business Administration and Computer and Information Security. His research has been featured by many fine publications such as CNET, CBS News, ZDNet UK, Lifehacker, CIO, Macworld, The Register, and MacTech Magazine.
Episode 277: Credential Stuffing, Pig Butchering, Security Keys for Your Apple Account, and the New Mac mini
February 2nd, 2023 | 30 mins 36 secs
This week's threats involve credential stuffing and pig butchering, and we examine whether you should use security keys to protect your Apple ID account, and why the new Mac mini is a maxi computer.
January 26th, 2023 | 26 mins 43 secs
Apple has updated all its operating systems again, and even issued a security update for iOS 12. We discuss new features in the HomePod software, and we look back at the notable Mac malware of 2022.
January 19th, 2023 | 28 mins 4 secs
Apple has introduced the latest versions of its M2 chips, and updated three Mac models. They also surprised everyone with a new, full-sized HomePod. We also look at brand-based phishing, Google's AirTag clones, and a trifecta of stories about instant messaging apps.
January 12th, 2023 | 28 mins 51 secs
We discuss the 20th anniversary of Apple's Safari web browser, look at more false positives on roller coasters and ski slopes with Apple's crash detection, then finish looking at our Apple security and privacy roundup for 2022.
January 5th, 2023 | 28 mins 29 secs
Password manager LastPass had a data breach, and users' vaults are at risk; TikTok spied on US journalists; and two new phishing attempts showing how complex techniques are used to try to fool people. And we begin our look at the year in Apple security and privacy.
December 29th, 2022 | 28 mins 46 secs
There are some basic tips that can help you enhance the security and privacy of your Apple devices. We go over a list of ten top tips that you might want to look into as a New Year's resolution.
December 22nd, 2022 | 27 mins 28 secs
Commercial stalkerware can record everything on a victim's iPhone; yet another Gatekeeper bypass shows that even Lockdown Mode isn't impermeable; and Apple hasn't transitioned all its Macs to its own processors: the Mac Pro still hasn't made the change.
December 15th, 2022 | 31 mins 3 secs
Apple has released a slew of updates and new features for most of its operating systems. We'll take a look at some of the highlights including Apple's Advanced Data Protection.
December 8th, 2022 | 28 mins 39 secs
We discuss several stories about Apple's Find My app: when it goes terribly wrong, how stalkers are using it, and how you can now ping an AirTag from your Mac. We also warn about prolific new email scams, discuss Apple's new karaoke feature, and more.
December 1st, 2022 | 29 mins 41 secs
There's more news about Twitter, as Elon Musk has called out the "secret" Apple tax of 30% that large developers pay, that wasn't so secret. We also look at the various types of drives that you can use to back up your Mac: hard drives, SSDs, and NASs.
November 24th, 2022 | 28 mins 15 secs
In this week's security news, a stalker used AirPods to track a woman, since they don't sent alerts like AirTags; Australia is hacking hackers in a sort of precrime operation; Apple is tracking a lot of user data; and we give a few tips for the annual Black Friday shopathon.
November 17th, 2022 | 27 mins 29 secs
The situation at Twitter is changing daily, and we have some security tips for staying safe with Twitter’s new verification system. We look at some changes that Apple is making to AirDrop in China, which would be good for everyone. And we discuss the new Continuity Camera feature of macOS Ventura. ￼
November 10th, 2022 | 28 mins 15 secs
November 3rd, 2022 | 27 mins 40 secs
We discuss this week's Apple security updates, explain why some apps have issues with full disk access in macOS Ventura, and we discuss the dangers of verified accounts on social networks, such as Twitter. We also take a close look at one of the biggest changes in macOS Ventura, the System Settings app.
October 27th, 2022 | 30 mins 14 secs
We take a look at some of the new features in macOS Ventura, and we also discuss the more than 100 vulnerabilities patched in this week's operating system updates. And we discuss Apple's surprising foray into ads for gambling apps in the iOS / iPadOS App Store.
October 20th, 2022 | 31 mins 9 secs
Apple announced new iPads this week, and now the iPad line is confusing. We look at what this means for people who want to buy a new iPad. We also discuss the new Apple TV, and its Thread support, DuckDuckGo's new "secure" browser, and we have an update on the Lufthansa AirTag kerfuffle.