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  1. if you want to learn more about cyber security...

    if you want to learn more about cyber security from an expert, this guy is the man. 4 courses are $50. best $50 I ever spent. This guy covers everything... over 50 hours of video, lifetime access....
  2. all websites track us. facebook tracks us even if...

    all websites track us. facebook tracks us even if we are on other sites, even if we don't have a facebook account! Its not just cookies that track us, its far more complicated and sneaky than I...
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    this one could be the best password manager Ive...

    this one could be the best password manager Ive seen. it stores nothing in the cloud or on your devices so theirs nothing to steal. I don't use it myself yet... but if I started using one I think id...
  4. I like the ease of time machine, set it and...

    I like the ease of time machine, set it and forget it. but it backs up every hour which is overkill for my needs. if they had a setting where It would back up once a week, id consider using it. CCC...
  5. yes I should has said "spam call NOT from apple"....

    yes I should has said "spam call NOT from apple". lol.
  6. scam phone call from apple yesterday.

    so my phone rang yesterday, I did not answer. Looking at my phone I see the call came from 1-800-692-7753 which is apples number I think or use to be their support number? I called the number back,...
  7. DVD burning for backups? I use to do this many...

    DVD burning for backups? I use to do this many years ago, not anymore. :)

    it would be easier to get an external USB hard drive and use carbon copy cloner..... each time you backup you only backup...
  8. I've disabled or removed Java, Silverlight, and...

    I've disabled or removed Java, Silverlight, and Flash from my macs and PCs... they are not needed, and hackers use these often to hack into computers.... they cant hack or exploit them if their not...
  9. Safari 13.0.3 did a better job of warning me...

    Safari 13.0.3 did a better job of warning me about the phishing links and not allowing me to open them, so that is good to know. just tried that on my newer imac.
  10. great question answers below. I can see that...

    great question answers below. I can see that Firefox has more security settings than Safari does...


    On safari 11.1.2,

    security tab> warn when visiting a fraudulent site is checked/on....
  11. I have Mojave on my 2015 imac, but I've not been...

    I have Mojave on my 2015 imac, but I've not been crazy about the idea of opening up live phishing links on my main mac that has sensitive data on it... so I've not tried it yet. And none of my macs...
  12. firefox seems to be better than safari at preventing phishing websites from opening.

    I got time on my hands to tinker around with IT stuff... experiment.

    On my old iMac, El Capitan, no extensions installed in either browser, DNS network settings set to use 1.1.1.1. I go to...
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    tried it on the 2007 imac, no luck. on the 2015...

    tried it on the 2007 imac, no luck. on the 2015 imac also not booting. tried booting a snow lep dvd on the 2015 imac, looked like it was going to work then I got the gray screen and kernel...
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    I have a cheap $20 LG external dvd drive, and I...

    I have a cheap $20 LG external dvd drive, and I cant seem to get it to boot a live linux dvd... but the dvd boots fine on my 2007 imac with internal apple superdrive.

    is it normal to not be able...
  15. works no reboot needed. thanks. that was driving...

    works no reboot needed. thanks. that was driving me nuts. LOL. :)
  16. saving recent apps in the dock? how do I turn this off?

    looks like its saving apps I use in the dock (red arrows)? is there a way to turn this off? its annoying. New to Mojave it seems, High Sierra never did this.
  17. I did see some info saying its related to...

    I did see some info saying its related to safari... others said its malware... thanks for the help.. should not be malware Im really careful what I click on.... I only visit live phishing sites on...
  18. com.apple.WebKit.Networking.xpc in firewall options? what is it?

    Today I discovered an entry in my Firewall Options that I don't recognize and do not remember ever seeing before -

    com.apple.WebKit.Networking.xpc Allow incoming connections

    I googled it,...
  19. it worked this time. maybe it was user error? lol...

    it worked this time. maybe it was user error? lol ;) thanks.
  20. connect to server command in finder... cant clear last server used.

    I cant clear the last item I used years ago. Is there a file or something I can delete somewhere in the finder to get this cleared? I googled and tried a few things but they did not work. not a big...
  21. the app store interface is really ugly in mojave....

    the app store interface is really ugly in mojave. almost a little confusing/complicated. otherwise the update seems to be fine.

    I see carbon copy cloner 4.x wont work with Mojave. I have to pay...
  22. I don't need any new features. I like high...

    I don't need any new features. I like high sierra. pages and numbers have updates that I cant install while using high sierra.

    I'm more concerned with security and privacy, I like to keep things...
  23. should I upgrade to Mojave or Catalina?

    Im thinking of installing Mojave. Good idea or not? I have High sierra now.
  24. the 4 bottom screws were longer, orange in your...

    the 4 bottom screws were longer, orange in your photo. I have them in the right place. I've pretty much given up, cant figure out why its doing this. thanks for trying to help.
  25. local mac repair shop says they have seen issues...

    local mac repair shop says they have seen issues with CDROM play if the display is bolted on too tightly. I have witnessed this... so I loosened bolts on right side of display and the optical drive...
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