Protect Your Privacy

Mojave brought a slew of privacy features to address Mac users’ rising concerns about the security of their personal data. Catalina keeps up the good fight, adding features for controlling which apps can access your files and folders, record your screen, and log your keystrokes. Depending on what model Mac you have, you may also be able to lock down your computer if it’s lost.

Control Apps’ Access to Files

Malware generally works in secret, oftentimes accessing your files and sending them to others. In order to make sure everything on your Mac is on the up-and-up, Catalina asks permission before it lets apps access your data in any of these places:

  • The Documents, Desktop, or Downloads folders

  • iCloud Drive

  • Third-party cloud ...

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