Security flaws discovered in Apple’s Mail app for macOS, iOS

Security flaws discovered in Apple’s Mail app for macOS, iOS

As noted by 9to5Mac, researchers have found flaws in the HTML rendering of Apple Mail on Mac and iOS, as well as Mozilla Thunderbird, that allows attackers to extract decrypted plain text from encrypted mail messages. The primary issue affecting involves a method that uses multipart responses to exploit HTML rendering issues.

Read More

Accessible Apple 2017-2018: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 3

Accessible Apple 2017-2018: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 3

This is the third post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year. This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

Read More

The Senate strikes a blow against Internet privacy; here’s how you can fight back

The Senate strikes a blow against Internet privacy; here’s how you can fight back

Yesterday wasn't a good day for Internet privacy regulation. The Senate voted to make it easier for ISPs like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T to track and share sensitive information about their customers without permission. This puts people at risk of increased identity theft, data breach, and financial fraud. Here's what you can do to protect yourself:

Read More

Horcrux Email Backup works automatically and unobtrusively

Horcrux Email Backup works automatically and unobtrusively

Questions about data sovereignty, data security and cloud computing may seem most appropriate for corporations and governments, but the issues are important for every person who has an email account. Technichor's Horcrux Email Backup is a Mac app that lets email users automatically keep their data rather than surrendering it to third party services. And it’s useful because it runs in the background, so you don’t have to give it a lot of thought.

Read More

Horcrux makes it a breeze to backup, migrate email accounts

Horcrux makes it a breeze to backup, migrate email accounts

Questions about data sovereignty, data security and cloud computing are important issues are important for every person who has an email account — and that includes you. Technichor's Horcrux Email Backup for Mac users lets you automatically keep you data rather than surrendering it to third party services.

Read More

MailButler adds some helpful ‘power’ features to OS X Mail

MailButler adds some helpful ‘power’ features to OS X Mail

Some folks don’t like OS X Mail, saying it doesn’t have enough “power” features. I’m a regular — and satisfied — user of the Apple app, but have found that you can beef it up with MailButler, the Apple Mail assistant by Feingeist Software GmbH. It simplifies, optimizes and streamlines working with emails.

Read More