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Apple Operating Systems are Being Targeted by Threat Actors, Plus 4 More Vulnerability Trends

The number of macOS vulnerabilities exploited in 2023 increased by more than 30%, according to a new report. The Software Vulnerability Ratings Report 2024 from patch management software company Action1 also found that Microsoft Office programs are becoming more exploitable, while attackers are targeting load balancers like NGINX and Citrix . . . Read more

How to Make a QR Code: 7 Ways to Generate QR Codes

QR codes let people access information with a smartphone; instead of typing a URL, you point your smartphone camera at a QR barcode and tap to scan. There are two types of QR codes: One links to one set location on the web (known as a static QR code), and . . . Read more

Deadline for EU DMA Compliance Arrives for ‘Gatekeeper’ Orgs

March 7 marks the day that six major tech companies — Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, ByteDance, Meta and Microsoft — must provide compliance reports for the European Union’s Digital Markets Act, which has been in effect since May 2023. Here is how these so-called “gatekeeper” companies have complied so far and . . . Read more

Apple’s Siri Cheat Sheet: How to Use Siri for Business

For many businesses, a big part of staying competitive means being able to utilize new technology to get more done in a shorter period of time. Voice-controlled assistants, such as Apple’s Siri, are innovations that can go a long way in helping companies do exactly this. Siri is a digital . . . Read more

Microsoft Opens Copilot for Microsoft 365 Up to Small and Medium Businesses

Microsoft’s generative AI assistant Copilot for Microsoft 365 is now available for businesses interested in providing the product to fewer than 299 seats. The Copilot for Microsoft 365 subscription for business use lets employees use data from across their company’s Microsoft products to provide more data to the generative AI, . . . Read more

How to Customize and Maintain Apple IDs on Multiple Devices

When you use an Apple ID on multiple iOS, macOS, watchOS or tvOS devices and settings aren’t configured properly, you can run into issues with users syncing business data to their personal accounts, or vice versa. You might also run into issues where data between iOS and macOS devices aren’t . . . Read more

How to Use an iPhone With a Chromebook

Google offers many mobile apps for iPhone, such as Gmail, Calendar and Google Drive. But not many people realize you can use several Apple apps on a Chromebook, too! Your choice to use an iPhone and a Chromebook produces a multi-platform challenge, since the platforms are controlled by Apple (iOS) . . . Read more

Apple Security Update Fixes Zero-Day Webkit Exploits

Apple recommends users update to iOS 17.1.2, iPadOS 17.1.2 and macOS 14.1.2. Google’s Threat Analysis Group discovered these security bugs. Apple has patched two zero-day vulnerabilities affecting iOS, iPadOS and macOS; users are advised to update to iOS 17.1.2, iPadOS 17.1.2 and macOS 14.1.2. The vulnerabilities were discovered by Google’s . . . Read more

How and Why to Turn Off Battery Throttling on Your iPhone

Apple introduced some battery throttling tech to iPhones to help preserve battery life. Learn how and when you might want to disable this feature to get the most out of your iPhone battery. [embedded content] Apple began rolling out battery throttling to iPhones beginning in iOS 10.2.1. This feature was . . . Read more

Best Mac Password Managers for 2023

Apple’s macOS and iOS include a built-in password management system called Keychain Access, which is supplemented by iCloud and allows for syncing the Keychain between multiple devices. This is a great and simple security solution for many users, but some users require more features in their password manager than iCloud . . . Read more