Posts Tagged ‘mac’

In-browser Mac OS 7.0.1 emulation, compatible software suite arrives at the Internet Archive

April 23, 2017

In-browser [classic] Mac OS7 emulation…arrives at the Internet
Archive http://AppleInsider.com/articles/17/04/16/in-browser-mac-os-701-emulation-compatible-software-suite-arrives-at-the-internet-archive Gr8 for old file formats if upload possible

WikiLeaks Shows How the CIA Can Hack a Mac’s Hidden Code

March 25, 2017

WikiLeaks Shows How the CIA Can Hack a Mac
https://www.wired.com/2017/03/wikileaks-shows-cia-can-hack-macs-hidden-code/ Modifying the firmware of Thunderbolt adapters to make spyware implanters

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“The CIA’s documents describe a series of tools that agents can use to install “implants” on target machines, capable of silently monitoring everything that occurs within its operating system and transmitting it to a remote operator. One manual explains how to modify the firmware of a standard Apple Thunderbolt-to-ethernet adapter, turniing it into an spyware-planting tool the CIA calls “Sonic Screwdriver.” When plugged in, the altered adapter can trick a Mac into thinking it’s booting its operating from a spoofed network source that the adapter impersonates, allowing tweaks to its firmware even in the rare cases when the user has set a password for any changes to that deep-seated code.”
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The new MacBook Pro is kind of great for hackers – Medium

November 28, 2016

The new MacBook Pro is…great for hackers
https://medium.com/@ageitgey/the-new-macbook-pro-is-kind-of-great-for-hackers-64c1c577a4d2#.o160nwo05 All open ports (#USBc) w. great potential for tricky charging combos

Retina Macbook 2015 Teardown

January 14, 2016

Microphones appear near audio jack on RHS
as described in step 23

https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Retina+Macbook+2015+Teardown/39841

Use your iMac as an external monitor

October 5, 2015

http://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-use-your-imac-as-a-monitor/

osx – Fastest and safest way to copy massive data from one external drive to another – Ask Different

December 30, 2014

rsync too
http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/117465/fastest-and-safest-way-to-copy-massive-data-from-one-external-drive-to-another

Retina MacBook Pro gets a processor bump across the line – TUAW

August 2, 2014

iPhone, iPad, Mac Buyer’s Guide: Know When to Buy
Good roundup for every model…
http://buyersguide.macrumors.com/#Retina_MacBook_Pro

Speed bump for Retina macbook pros…
http://m.tuaw.com/2014/07/29/retina-macbook-pro-gets-a-processor-bump-across-the-line

Retina MacBook Pro gets a processor bump across the line – TUAW

July 31, 2014

Speed bump for Retina macbook pros…
http://m.tuaw.com/2014/07/29/retina-macbook-pro-gets-a-processor-bump-across-the-line

LastPass vs. iCloud Keychain | Mac.AppStorm

January 6, 2014

#LastPass vs. #iCloud Keychain: fairly negative on $APPL’s approach, which is too safari-centric http://enva.to/K7lsQf via @macappstorm http://mac.appstorm.net/reviews/synchronization/lastpass-vs-icloud-keychain

Mac OS X: About Disk Utility’s erase free space feature

July 23, 2012

zeros deleted files
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3680