MGG 329: Mail Rules, Security, Migration, Malware & More

With all of you listeners keeping their mailboxes full, John and Dave have packed another fantastic show together for you. This one answers questions about two recent security threats, then moves on to helping you and your listening brethren with Mail.app rules, spinning disks, kernel extensions, migration assistant and more. Some great gems in Cool Stuff Found this week, too. Download and listen today. You’ll enjoy, for sure. Almost six years later and your two favorite geeks are going stronger than ever!

MGG 329: Mail Rules, Security, Migration, Malware & More

May. 9, 2011 — Download: MP3 Version or AAC Version

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Comments

Bruce Williamson

The first stuff mentioned link above, regarding changing the admin password in single user mode, is a defunct link. Bummer because I was really looking forward to that one. Thanks.

John F. Braun

The first stuff mentioned link above, regarding changing the admin password in single user mode, is a defunct link. Bummer because I was really looking forward to that one. Thanks.

The link has been fixed.  Sorry about that.

Andy

Interesting discussion on the MACDefender malware. You did a good job of describing what it was and how to avoid installing. However, you didn’t answer the caller’s question which was how to get rid of it once it is on your mac.

John F. Braun

The article in the original show notes has some tips, but this article provides more detail on how to remove it:

How to remove MacDefender fake antivirus program

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