Filevault

07.30.12
New command line tools in Mountain Lion manage encryption, sleep and sharing
07.30.12

New command line tools in Mountain Lion manage encryption, sleep and sharing

For fans of the Terminal, Mountain Lion brought some new command-line utilities. Perhaps the most...

By T. Luoma,   07.30.12
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07.27.12
Mountain Lion 101: Finder encryption via contextual menu (updated)
07.27.12

Mountain Lion 101: Finder encryption via contextual menu (updated)

[Post updated, see below.] Whole-drive encryption isn't one of the sexiest features in OS X, but...

By M. Schramm,   07.27.12
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05.09.12
More updates: Safari 5.1.7 will block out-of-date Flash plugins, tech note updated on FileVault bug
05.09.12

More updates: Safari 5.1.7 will block out-of-date Flash plugins, tech note updated on FileVault bug

It's a busy Wednesday in the software mines of Cupertino, as Apple followed up the release of OS...

By M. Rose,   05.09.12
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05.07.12
Passwords stored in plain text after Lion update
05.07.12

Passwords stored in plain text after Lion update

Legacy FileVault users (those who used FileVault before Lion) running a recently updated version...

By K. Hodgkins,   05.07.12
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05.06.12
OS X Lion update accidentally outs user passwords in plain text, stumbles over FileVault
05.06.12

OS X Lion update accidentally outs user passwords in plain text, stumbles over FileVault

Are you an avid user of OS X's FileVault encryption and running a recently updated version of Lion...

By S. Buckley,   05.06.12
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02.02.12
Passware claims FileVault 2 can be cracked in under an hour, sells you the software to prove it
02.02.12

Passware claims FileVault 2 can be cracked in under an hour, sells you the software to prove it

Lunch hours may never feel safe again. That is, if you have a Mac running Lion / FileVault 2, like...

By J. Trew,   02.02.12
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12.12.11
Prevent certain accounts from unlocking FileVault 2
12.12.11

Prevent certain accounts from unlocking FileVault 2

FileVault 2 is a huge improvement over the original FileVault implementation, offering whole disk...

By T. Luoma,   12.12.11
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02.21.11
Will 10.7 add a "safe deposit box" to your Mac?
02.21.11

Will 10.7 add a "safe deposit box" to your Mac?

It seems as though Apple is hard at work on new features for OS X 10.7 Lion this summer, and the lat...

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01.28.09
Mac 101: 7 tips for Data Privacy Day 2009
01.28.09

Mac 101: 7 tips for Data Privacy Day 2009

Today is Data Privacy Day, a global initiative to highlight information security rights and practice...

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