iOS 5 features: Encrypted Mail

One of the least mentioned features of the new Mail app in iOS 5 is encrypted email. iOS 5 allows the user to send digitally signed or encrypted email to protect your electronic communications. I’ve [written about digital certificates]( before on this blog. The idea is to use a special key — a digital certificate … Read more

Java for Mac OS X 10.7 Update

Apple issued and update for Mac OS X that includes several bug and security fixes. Java for Mac OS X 10.7 Update 1 delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_29. Please quit any web browsers and Java applications before installing this update. See []( for more details about this … Read more

Malware on the Mac: is there cause for concern?

Ars spoke with 14 different Mac support specialists—including several Apple Store Geniuses—in order to get a handle on whether things have changed when it comes to dealing with malware. Their experiences are all over the map, but the general consensus does seem to lean towards a low amount of malware problems—until you get to the … Read more

How to delete Flash Cookies from your browser

On-line advertising agencies and web site managers are using sophisticated means to track our on-line habits. Given that a handful of companies control the on-line advertising space, it can be incredibly challenging to protect your privacy while surfing the web. Most of the modern browsers have features that give consumers some level of control over … Read more