Archive for November, 2015

Cyber Secutiry Update : POS, POP, Cyber Monday, Kim Jong-un, ModPOS, McAfee, South Africa and more !

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Black Friday is over, now Cyber Monday is tomorrow, and upwards to a billion dollars will be stolen from American shoppers in the cybercrime shopping spree. They’ll take your money any way they can — and the only way to avoid it is to get off line and don’t shop. Go to your local store and pay cash. Anyway — there are lots of other evils out there waiting to get you so we’d better get going:

  • Before Shopping Online This Cyber Monday, Secure Your Personal Accounts. Here’s How.
  • Cybersecurity start-ups are proliferating, but sorting out what works is tricky
  • Point of Sale ‘Malware on Steroids’ Could Affect ‘Multiple Millions’
  • South Korea enlists cyber warriors to battle Kim Jong-un’s regime
  • Security Experts Warn of ‘Highly Sophisticated’ ModPOS Malware
  • Cybersecurity professionals: The healthcare industry needs you
  • Top 5 Cyber Monday security threats and what to do about them
  • Don’t expect Anonymous to beat ISIS, cyber-security expert says
  • John McAfee: Volunteers are the key to a secure digital world
  • South Africa Makes Spamming And Phishing Top 40
  • Beware of scammers targeting your smartphone
  • How to protect yourself from cyber crooks

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iPhone Update from LG, OLED, 6S or 6S Plus, Lightning port, to Cydia and more

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers THE LIFE AND TIMES OF IPHONE just keep getting more and more interesting and exciting each passing week. With rumors of iPhone 7 already on the horizon, changes in technology seem to outpace people’s intelligence. Keep up with iPhone InfoManager.

  • LG investment adds new fuel to reports that Apple is planning an OLED iPhone
  • Should you buy a new iPhone 6S or 6S Plus, or wait for the iPhone 7? A guide
  • Rumor: iPhone 7 to lose 3.5mm headphone port in favor of Lightning port
  • How to deal with iPhone 6/6 Plus lag and stutter (iOS 9 tutorial)
  • 5 Awesome iOS 9 Cydia Tweaks for iPhone Photos
  • Tricks to free up space on your iPhone

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Apple Watch InfoManager: Are sales flat, are watches even selling… let’s See

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers this is all about the Apple Watch What’s happening ? They’re saying Watch sales have sunk, and it’s doomed. Can that be? Do you know anyone with a watch? I know one person. So we follow the news and rumors about the Apple Watch . . . .

  • Apple Watch’s killer app: usage studies show it isn’t email
  • Research Reveals Apple Watch Users’ Daily Patterns
  • These are the features Apple Watch owners love most
  • How Apple’s winning Black Friday — at full price
  • Apple Watch gains holiday sales momentum
  • Will This Be an Apple Watch Christmas?

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User Groups on Facebook for Week Ending 11/28/2015

Here is some more great content items posted by user group members on Facebook! If you’re not already with us, please feel free to jump in . . .

  • Apple May Replace 3.5mm Headphone Jack on iPhone 7 With All-in-One Lightning Connector
  • Safari for iPhone & iPad: How to open tabs in the background
  • My coworkers made me use Mac OS 9 for their (and your) amusement

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Kepler 22

Bologna, Italy – NuOxygen Game Publishing has announced the release of Kepler 22 for iOS, a unique and immersive Sci-fi FPS experience in a new world on a distant solar system. Communications with the planet Kepler 22, a twin planet of the earth, broke down suddenly and earth command has teletransported General Matteus P. Morrison to investigate the incident. Continue reading »

Turn an Old Mac Into a Cheap VPN

  This how to article by Thorin Klosowski on Lifehacker.com.

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24 essential OS X El Capitan utilities

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Cyber Secutiry Update : ISIS, Black Friday, threats, internet banking and more !

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Here we go with another week of cyber activity, with Black Friday coming up we’re seeing a big increase in break-in attempts — particularly from China. We’re running China break-ins 3-to-1. But we’ll see what comes of the latest news from Anonymous.

  • Here’s the ISIS OPSEC Manual Used to Train Recruits About Cyber-Security
  • Cyber security reports paint grim picture of holidays and upcoming year
  • With Black Friday looming, new “invisible” cyber security threats
  • Some Starwood Hotels payment systems hit by malware
  • Privacy groups fight to expose secret cyber ruling
  • So you think you’re safe doing internet banking?
  • Safeguarding against cyber attacks
  • The 12 Scams of Christmas

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User Groups on Facebook November 21, 2015

Here is some more great content items posted by user group members on Facebook! If you’re not already with us, please feel free to jump in . . .

  • A Phishing email
  • Apple’s New “Secret Agent” Is a Former BMW EV Software Engineer
  • The History of Clarus the Dogcow
  • Flickr, Google Photos, Photobucket and iCloud: Which photo storage app is right for you?

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10 iOS Apps That Take It To A New Level

 This article on Make Use Of discusses Accessibility in general first saying:  “Accessibility refers to designing in a way that allows as many people as possible to access a physical product, service, environment, and/or app at its full potential.”  Continue reading »

Super Screenshot

Lahti, Finland – The team at SuperApp has announced the release of Super Screenshot 1.1.2, an app that makes it easy for Mac users to quickly edit and share screenshots. Super Screenshot App for Macbooks is now available on the Mac App Store and makes it easier than ever for Mac users to easily and quickly take screenshots, edit them, and share them through Dropbox, Trello, or e-mail in as little as one minute. Continue reading »

News from Kirkville: the iTunes guy with tips, tricks and news

Kirk McElhearn is the Ask the iTunes Guy Our good friend Kirk McElhearn is back with more great tips — he really deserves the “iTunes Guy” moniker he’s achieved. Here’s another batch of our favorites from Kirk over the past couple of weeks:

  • How to Encrypt Disk Images with Disk Utility to Protect Sensitive Files
  • Pretty Scary Security Problem with Amazon; How Is This Even Possible?
  • Do You Need to Take Screenshots of the Apple TV? Here’s How to Do It
  • Kirk McElhearn’s 10 Essential Mac Utilities
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Radiant Radio for Apple TV

MADE IN AMERICA Ann Arbor, Michigan – There are thousands of radio stations from around the world that people do not have access to. With the new Apple TV, those days are over. Radiant Radio, launched for the Apple TV App Store gives a simple way to listen to any station. Continue reading »

Candy Apple 1.8

MADE IN AMERICA San Francisco, California – 128bit Technologies has introduced version 1.8 of Candy Apple for Mac OS X, a tasty vector based graphic design and illustration app available on the Mac App Store and the MacAppware website. Also, for a limited time this new version is offered at an introductory price of only $14.99 to new customers, a savings of 50%. Continue reading »

Safenetting : Microsoft, Instagram malware, Apple / Google malware, Feninist and more!

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report In this issue, we spent a little more time and rather than a single topic, we researched three to combine the most interesting or pressing of the three into one : malware, phishing, cyber security.

  • Microsoft Confirms Acquisition of Israel-Based Cyber Security Firm Secure Islands
  • Popular Instagram InstaAgent pulled from app stores due to malware discovery
  • Apple and Google in mobile malware slip-up – 60 Second Security
  • Police Body Cameras Shipped With Pre-Installed Conficker Virus
  • Apple boss critical of new United Kingdom cyber security bill
  • Senator addresses increasing national cybersecurity breaches
  • Must-Read: ‘The DIY Guide to Feminist Cybersecurity’
  • The Biggest Cybersecurity Risk Is Not Identity Theft
  • National conference on cyber security begins Tuesday
  • New POS Malware Emerges in Time for the Holidays
  • US and UK team up for cyber resilience test
  • Closing the gap on cyber education

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