Apple Users Beware: This Malware Uses MS Word to Infect macOS

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Mac / Apple, Virus Alert Information

This malicious Word file marks the first time someone has attempted to compromise a Mac via macro abuse. While the malware isn’t particularly advance, there is no denying that macros are still highly effective when it comes to compromising a machine. Mac users should probably be extra vigilant when it comes to Word files from now on.

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RIP, “Six Strikes” Copyright Alert System

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Technology

Four years ago, some of the nation’s leading ISPs worked in conjunction with the Motion Picture Association of America, the Recording Industry Association of America, and the White House to roll out what they called the Copyright Alert System. It was deemed an “educational” approach to cut down on online copyright infringement, and it was responsible for sending millions of notices to consumers saying that they were discovered pilfering content online.

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