Category: Macintosh

ColdMac 10

If you think it is cold where you live, you might try living in Boston in the dead of winter. To top that, MacFixer (@macfixr or https://www.macfixer.com) is doing their annual Put the Macintosh out in the cold and see if it survives trick. Only, this is no ordinary trick. ColdMac 10 is a 2009 […]

Fake Flash Update Issue

While many users may have been getting these fake Flash is Out Of Date messages, the trojan which is the most responsible for this is the Trojan-Downloader.OSX.Shlayer.a or the shlayer trojan as it is known. Apparently, the shlayer trojan is so prevalent that it accounts for almost 30% of all infections on MAC OS X. […]

NetBSD 8.0 Announced

The NetBSD project has announced the availability of the sixteenth major release of the NetBSD operating system.   NetBSD Version 8.0 includes a number of bug fixes and includes new hardware support as well as additional security features. NetBSD is designed to run on over 50 platforms including the Macintosh 68K and Power PC machines. Some […]

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.05 Released

The venerable Carbon Copy Cloner backup software has been updated to version 5.05.  The software has been maintained and regularly upgraded since 2002, with version 5.0 first appearing in August 2017 to more fully support macOS High Sierra and Apple’s APFS filesystem.  It has features like bootable backups, updating only files that have been added […]