Mounting a Defense Strategy
In This Chapter
Coming to grips with Internet security
Spying on spyware
Firing up the firewall
Keying in on passwords
Securely logging out
Entering a Time Machine
OS X has generally been immune from the swarm of viruses that have plagued Windows computers through the years. Folks traditionally have needed to call a security specialist for their Macs about as often as you’ve summoned the Maytag repairman.
But times change. Heck, Whirlpool bought Maytag. So when it comes to computers nowadays, you can’t take anything for granted — even if you own a Mac.
The Truth about Internet Security
Some people suggest that OS ...