Quickly and easily change your WiFi MAC address via HotKey, or the System MenuBar. WiFiSpoof enables you to quickly debug and test...
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Malicious ads are making their way to high traffic properties and using unique malware in a hunt for fresh victims.
Apple has updated its XProtect definitions after a new malware variant appeared, targeting Russian social network users. One security expert says the increase in OS X-specific malware is "troubling." However, the increase in Mac malware should not be overblown.
At long last, Microsoft Windows 7 has overtaken the 11-year-old Windows XP on Netmarketshare's web-based tracking network, while Mac OS X is now a percentage point ahead of Vista. There are also new numbers for mobile operating systems and browsers.
Several developers say that customers running the new Mountain Lion version of Mac OS X are reporting crashes when connecting to network resources. The culprit appears to be found in Auto Proxy settings.
Changes were made in Mac OS X Lion to the library that manages Apple Filing Protocol. Unhappily for many customers, the new code breaks AFP file access and Time Machine backups on many third-party NAS (network-attached storage) boxes. Customers continue to purchase these products without a warning to Lion users.
With the help of USB Network Gate for Mac you can easily work with remote USB devices over Internet/LAN/WAN as if the remote devices...
Hosting company Macquarie Telecom has put itself on the line with a new managed wireless area network (WAN) optimisation product, saying that customers will see faster applications — or they'll get their money back or be given free bandwidth.
Recently I've been faced with the task of helping somebody with a network of Mac computers, that have Windows servers. They have both Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008, and are looking to migrate and upgrade to Windows Server 2008 across the board.
The Network Monitor II (wired and wireless) will show your SSID, signal quality, Internal IP address, External IP address with your...
Macquarie University is about to finish a three-year, $8.5 million overhaul of its network infrastructure, according to the university's chief information officer Marc Bailey.
Is this evil? Google's roving spy cars are also cataloging WiFi network information, including MAC addresses and available SSIDs.
Marketed as “storage that manages itself”, Data Robotics has carved a niche for its RAID protected Drobo products, primarily amongst creative professionals looking to plug extra storage into Apple Mac and Windows PCs. Now it’s hoping to widen that appeal by adding support for network sharing onto its new Drobo FS appliance.
A recent support note for Mac OS X Server advises that for compatibility admins avoid spaces and long names in the network home directory name and path.
Apple today warned that opening or viewing image files could lead to remote code execution attacks against Mac OS X users.In an update that contains fixes for a total of 19 documented vulnerabilities, Apple said malicious hackers could rig PNG (Portable Network Graphics) and other images to take complete control of unpatched Mac systems.
Orbicule announced that Undercover, its flagship anti-theft software, assisted in the recovery of a stolen MacBook in Norway. But that's only half the story.
In the hoopla surrounding the launch of Skype for iPhone, the powers that be noted that the application would only allow voice calls over a Wi-Fi connection. 9-to-5 Mac reports that in actuality, Skype for iPhone will allow you to make voice calls over the AT&T 3G network too.
No sooner is there a rumor that Apple is planning an event (in this case, a March 24 one) than speculation begins on what the company is going to announce during its presentation (presumably a Jobs-less one this time). Already there's talk of fresh versions of Mac desktops, and Engadget is reporting that new versions of Apple's AirPort Extreme router and Time Capsule router/network storage have reached the FCC.
Instead of waiting for the information to inevitably leak, HP has jumped the gun on CES and announced two new additions to its MediaSmart Server line of network attached storage (NAS) devices. The ex485 and ex487 will both be available in February, and one of their major enhancements is Mac support, including working as an iTunes server as well as a Time Machine backup device.
AnchorFree, the maker of the Hotspot Shield virtual private network (VPN) service for Mac and Windows laptops, recently released a service for the iPhone.
James had a chance to try the BlackBerry Storm and started off MobileTechRoundup show #155 with a few thoughts. Kevin is still enjoying his iPhone and told us about a new application he is using via WiFi on his device. I had a chance to chat with Ross Lamont, from Nokia, about the Nokia Legends campaign in one of our rare podcast interviews. Nokia just took a big step towards supporting all enterprise solutions with their announcement supporting Lotus Notes. Our freeware of the show requires two Macs on one network and after the show Kevin ended up buying another Mac too.
Lately, I've been so enamored of OS X and so busy plotting what I can do for my wife to convince her that a new MacBook Pro really is a good investment that I haven't taken much time for Linux. Overall, our Windows network is working well, my Mac is the best computer I've ever used, and my oldest son is perfectly content with his Vista machine.
When you support small offices, home offices, and remote offices, you often run across older wireless equipment. Equipment that's likely secured with MAC filtering and perhaps a hidden SSID and WEP encryption.Most techs would agree that MAC filtering alone isn't going to secure a wireless network and that even WEP and a hidden SSID aren't much better. But does MAC filtering at least keep out the lazy hackers? In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler shows you just how easy it is to spoof a MAC address.Once you've watched this IT Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article, print the tip, and get links to additional remote support and administration resources from our IT Dojo Blog.
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