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With the improved Masque attack, it is possible to perform many actions, including full kernel and user memoryspace traversal, which would include any sort of temporary or permanent backdoor against jailed iOS, including version 8.2 (i.e., this does not require a jailbroken device). When combined with a shim, this can be a devastating attack against other ...


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Apps not from the app store are not as safe but they still can't access any of your information without your consent. The chances they would instal malware is slim because iPhones are very secure. Though it is also very unlikely, plugging your phone into your computer and running an application is more risky. Once you have deleted the app you are definatly ...


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That is normal for iCloud tokens to time out. You will see it when you reboot, so the update was a coincidence and not causing the password request. This setup seems to trigger more often if one of your user accounts on the Mac uses an iCloud password for the account or you have Back to my Mac or Find my Mac enabled in iCloud system preference pane.


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I'm not a developer or a guru in all of the available keys with launch daemons, but that is kind of a tall order as by design, root can do anything. I'm thinking you would basically be creating a security "virus" that would have a helper mechanism reload the daemon if it gets unloaded.


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Disclaimer This answer is not intended as security advice for regular users. Setting your Mac's securelevel to 1 could potentially cause certain software or hardware drivers to malfunction, so I advise doing your own due diligence and independent research and testing to determine whether there could be any undesirable consequences to performing these steps. ...


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Normally you've to just turn on the 'Use SSL' option (Preferences->Accounts->Google->Server Settings). It's greyed out, because the option 'Automatically find server and port' is enabled. If the option is greyed as well, disable temporary the account then disable the option, then set the manual settings or try to click on 'Use Default Settings' option. You ...


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Date 1st impact Identify as best as you can the date of 1st attack. Because all the backup after this date are corrupted and can't be trusted. (By the way, no need to make a backup of a potentially dangerous system.) Look at the oldest log in /var/log/system.log showing abnormal ssh access, i.e. from an IP you weren't at. Damage size Once you have ...


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turn on your Mac and hold cmd+s on startup. The terminal should open. type in the following commands: mount -uw / rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone shutdown -h now turn on your Mac and you will be able to create a new admin account.


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Never had a JetDrive, but I wouldn't use cindori's enabler, I'd use Jet's own - There's no data on whether they do it the same way as cindori Take control with JetDrive Toolbox. Exclusively developed by Transcend for JetDrive SSDs, JetDrive Toolbox monitoring software leverages S.M.A.R.T. technology to analyze its health status. Additionally, it ...


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First make sure that you're running a firewall that is prohibiting all inbound and outbound connections on the server. Then open only those ports you need for the production to run fine. Most applications can be configured to not identify their exact version, but remember that this is not really giving you any more security, it is just a tad harder to ...


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So, as noted in the update, Safari does actually warn you -- once. If you decide to proceed anyway, then for the remainder of that browser session, you need to remember that you're talking to a potentially compromised server, because you will see no evidence of that except by examining the certificate (by clicking on the https/padlock icon). However, ...


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It will download anything if you told it to do so. It will obey your commands, down to self destruct (kill it self) if you ask it to do it. There are some preventative measures in place (but at your control) to make it safer (from you). For example the Downloads: In order to change this setting you would have to enter a Password. In your case it is ...


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Wondering if anyone has tried this: Run your 3rd party SSD on Yosemite with kext enabled and no TRIM and once a week--or as needed-- boot from a bootable Mavericks external and run a TRIM Enabler over night. In the morning, shutdown, remove the bootable external drive and restart with Yosemite.


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Spent hours searching on a solution for this problem but Jawa's answer was the correct way to solve it. Thanks!


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Use "Pref Setter" to change the Settings in the Bluetooth System preferences: Start "Pref Setter" Search for "Bluetooth" In "System Preferences" -> com.apple.Bluetooth -> doubleclick -> find "DiscoverableState" -> change to "false". Close window with cmd-w, safe, exit. Restart (disable/enable) bluetooth. Don't be alarmed when opening the bluetooth menu. ...


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Use Chrome for the moment. IIRC, Mac Firefox (and Chrome) uses a vulnerable crypto library, but Google has promised a fix for Mac Chrome is imminent. See this site for a table of vulnerable and safe browsers.


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This software should accomplish what you're looking for: "Ethernet Status" There might be free alternatives, this is the first one I came across.


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You could create a screensaver using the video file so that it plays while the screen is locked. If you're code inclined you may even want to try writing it yourself: http://cocoadevcentral.com/articles/000088.php Or alternatively, there are utilities that will do most of the work for you: http://iscreensaver.com


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Personally I have a samsung pro ssd and trim enabler app didn't help me on enabling the trim support. Chameleon ssd optimizer is the answer and is free. I tried 2 times: the first time didn't work. Make sure before it asks you to restart the trim is enabled. Cancel the restart and wait for the chameleon to disable the trim lock then restart.


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I recommend a VM with the OS and the browsers of your choice. Using the snapshot/clone features you may always revert to the original vanilla state. Three of the advantages: Use an arbitrary OS/browser combination (a lot of malicious websites often attack special combinations e.g. Windows XP/7/IE or OS/Flash) You may detect any impact on the file system ...


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That DL article works for me on 10.10 - Do you have another browser or computer to do the download? If not, you might have to go to a friend's or Apple Store and get help directly from the genius bar. There is no charge for in-store help and you probably can resolve this with a USB stick and a different browser/OS combination. Also, I've put a link to the ...



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