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Murus: OS X IceFloor Alternative

What Is Murus? For some time now, IceFloor is the graphic user interface I have used to set up the PF firewalls on both of my Macs (Learn more about IceFloor by clicking HERE). Now that OS X Yosemite has arrived, IceFloor can still be used, but the current version is feature delimited. Though IceFloor […]

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IceFloor: Harden Your Mac OS X Firewall

Once upon a time, I believed that computers behind the router/firewall on a home network were pretty safe from hacking. Yes, I knew that I could download nasty bits of software from the Internet, but as far as being hacked by access from “my” network, it just wasn’t likely. I didn’t use software firewalls on […]

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Take Your Mac OS X Security to NSA Standards

While doing research for another article, I came across NSA’s security setup for Mac OS X. No, the information gained was not from a clandestine hack, or some form of Wiki-Leaks. All the data you see here is readily available from the public version of NSA’s website, and will boost OS X Security on a […]

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Keep Your Mac Safe For Free Part 1

Until 2008, I was a Window’s user.  One of the things you get used to very fast when using Microsoft’s operating systems is that you need to keep them secure, and do so quickly.  I once read that a Window’s machine, without anti-virus, firewall, etc. connected to the Internet had, on the average, about 20 […]