Chapter 13

Mounting a Defense Strategy

In This Chapter

arrow Coming to grips with Internet security

arrow Spying on spyware

arrow Going phishing

arrow Firing up the firewall

arrow Opening FileVault

arrow Keying in on passwords

arrow Securely logging out

arrow 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 ...

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