Category Archives: macOS

Approach to deactivate almost any antivirus program

[German]Security researchers from Rack911 Labs describe a technique that can be used to leverage and disable almost any antivirus software on Windows or macOS. Although some AV vendors has improved their products, it’s not a good news for fans of … Continue reading

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Microsoft disables OneDrive thumbnails

[German]Microsoft has now also started to reduce the data traffic associated with the OneDrive online storage. Since a few days no preview images are displayed on macOS and Windows for several file types on synchronized local OneDrive files. Advertising

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Security Updates: Chrome 80.0.3987.132 / Edge 80.0.361.66

[German]Google has released a security update for the Chrome 80.0.3987.132 on 3 March 2020. Microsoft’s developers followed on March 4, 2020 and released a security update for the Chromium Edge browser. This updates the browser to version 80.0.361.66. Advertising

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Operating-System/Browser share (January 2020)

[German]It’s early February 2020, and Windows 7 has reached end of support. Time to take a look at the current market shares of desktop operating systems as of the end of January 2020. Advertising

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macOS Catalina ‘BAD MAGIC! iBoot panic header’ Bug

[German]Currently, Apple users suffer from a bug in macOS Catalina, which appears during a new installation. Those affected end up in a hanging boot process because macOS Catalina is not found. The log files contain the entry “BAD MAGIC! (flag … Continue reading

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Prognosis: Mass migration from Windows to macOS

[German]Exciting prognosis, which has just fallen into my hands. Dean Hager, CEO of the software provider Jamf, has given some forecasts for innovations in 2020. One is that we will see a mass migration from Windows to macOS. I found … Continue reading

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Apple confirms macOS Catalina issues on MacBook Pro

Apple has confirmed serious issues with the just released macOS (Catalina) on MacBook Pros, that affects Media Creatives. iTunes has been split into 3 parts – and some media tools are now broken. Advertising

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Operating system shares on the desktop end of July 2018

[German]July 2018 is over, and it’s time to look at the figures for operating system distribution on the desktop and especially for Windows on early August 2018. Advertising

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Security updates for macOS, iOS, Safari etc.

Little information from last Friday. Apple has released security updates for its operating systems iOS and macOS, as well as various products such as the Safari browser, effective June 1, 2018. These updates are intended to close security gaps in … Continue reading

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Apple provides fix for Meltdown/Spectre for macOS

Apple has released Meltdown and Spectre fixes for several  versions of mac OS. These includes macOS 10.13.3 High Sierra, mac OS 10.11 El Capitan and macOS 10.12 Sierra. Here are the release notes for macOS High Sierra 10.13.3/ Siera and … Continue reading

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