If you’ve mapped a network drive or server to your Windows PC via its IP address, you may see a warning message when attempting to transfer files from the network location to your local drives: “these files might be harmful to your computer.” Here’s how to prevent this warning for networked devices you trust.
Face ID on the iPhone X is a pretty amazing technology, and you can do more with it than just make animoji! In this tip, we’re going to go over its “Attention Aware” and “Require Attention” features and how you can disable them if you’d like to.
Using app-specific passwords is a simple way to protect access to your actual account passwords, and in today’s article, we’re going to go over how to generate one for your Apple ID! This is handy for use with Outlook, calendar-sharing services, and so on, and it’s fast!
If you have multiple accounts on your Mac, then you can use any admin user to reset the password for any of your other accounts very quickly. For today’s article, we’ll go over how to do this and what caveats you need to be aware of before you get started!
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.