If you try to run an unknown app in Windows 10, a built-in security measure called Windows Defender SmartScreen will kick in and stop you. Here’s how to temporarily and permanently work around this issue and run the apps you want, at your own risk of course.
Your browsing history should be yours alone. Here’s a look at private browsing in Safari for macOS, including how to use it, why to use it, and an explanation of exactly what it does and doesn’t do to protect the privacy of your online browsing.
With all of the phishing attempts targeted at Google users today, you definitely need to make certain your account is secure. The best way to do that is by turning on two-step verification! It’s easy, but there are a few important things to know, so let’s dig in!
In this article, we’ll teach you all about how to securely erase a Time Capsule, which is really good to know—after all, if you’ve got one of those devices, it likely has all of the data from all of the Macs in your house on it! And that wouldn’t be great to just hand over to someone else if you decide to sell or recycle your Time Capsule, so let’s talk about the security of it all.
Gatekeeper is an important security feature in macOS, but Apple made some changes to how it works in macOS Sierra. Here’s how to restore all of Gatekeeper’s options and, if you want to, disable it.
Windows 10 is meant to be used by both consumers and businesses, and includes some important security features for the latter group which limit employee access to critical functions. But some consumer users of Windows 10 are encountering a bug which makes the operating system think it’s owned by the user’s nonexistent organization. Here’s how consumers who own their own PCs can fix the “some settings are managed by your organization” bug.
A new feature in iOS 9.3 lets you lock individual notes in the Notes app for added security and privacy. Here’s how to lock your notes, access them in this secure state, and remove the locks when they’re no longer needed.
Windows 10 requires users to enter their password when logging into their user account, which provides enhanced security but may not be necessary for all users. Here’s how to disable this requirement and configure your account to bypass the Windows 10 login screen.
Gatekeeper is an important security feature in OS X that can benefit many users, but for some power users, Gatekeeper is more of a nuisance than it is helpful. Apple does its darnedest to keep Gatekeeper enabled in OS X El Capitan, but here’s the Terminal command you need to keep it disabled for good.
OS X includes a host of security features that aim to keep users safe and secure, but some of these features may be a bit overzealous and end up causing only frustrations and annoyances, especially when it comes to power users. Here’s how you can deal with one of those annoyances: the infamous “are you sure you want to open this file?” warning message.