Tag Archive: Protected


One of Apple’s key iPhone design patents is no longer protected

One of Apple’s key iPhone patents has been given a non-final rejection in the still-dragging-on Apple vs. Samsung lawsuit. The reason? According to a new report, it should never have been granted in the first place, due to an issue with prior art and apparent “obviousness.” Among all the dense patent-ese is the fact that […][Read More…]

Stay protected from online hackers: Save on must have cyber security deals [Deals]

Internet security is an everpresent topic, especially so because of recent events. For those who have been living an under a rock, this month Sony was the victim of a horrendous cyber attack that compromised private emails and forced them…Read more ›

78% Of All iPhones Are Now Protected By Activation Lock

When Apple first unveiled iOS 7, one of the features that made law-enforcement officials breathe a collective sigh of relief was Activation Lock, which allows users to locate, lock and wipe their iPhones remotely if they are stolen. Activation Lock…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Create a Password Protected Text File with vi and the Command Line

Terminal in OS X It’s easy to create a password protected text file by using the command line text editor ‘vi’. This is infinitely useful for privacy purposes, whether the protected file is for containing login details, various passwords, personal information, a private journal, or just about anything else that you want stored securely in a single password protected text file.

Vi is considered a bit advanced and has a fairly  [Read More…]

How to Create a Password Protected PDF File in Mac OS X

Password protect a PDF If you need to create an encrypted PDF with password protection, forget about buying Adobe Acrobat or other expensive software, because Mac OS X has you covered with built-in tools. Yes, the Mac can natively create secure password protected PDF documents, meaning it’s free, and it’s also impressively easy to do.

The great thing about the protection is that it’s achievable through almost any Mac app,  [Read More…]

Keep Your Mac’s Hard Drive Secure And Protected With Stellar Drive Clone [Deals]

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Our Macs contain an extremely significant amount of our livelihood, so we’re always willing to protect that. This Cult of Mac Deals offer is for a simple and powerful application that backs up all of our applications and files so we don’t have to worry about the ‘what ifs?”.

Knowing our Mac’s hard drive is backed up, secure, and protected gives us the confidence to continue to do what  [Read More…]

Turn Any USB Memory Stick Into An Ultra-Secure, Password Protected Filestore [OS X Tips]

  Its time for me to sign off my tipster post here at Cult of Mac. For my final tip, heres one of my absolute favoritesfrom my book. Itdescribes how to turn any USB memory stick or storage deviceinto an ultra-secure filestore. When inserted into any Mac, a password prompt will appear, just like with expensive government grade secure memory sticks, and the contents will be as equally inaccessible to anybody  [Read More…]

iOS 4.3.1 Untethered Jailbreak Released – iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad (Password Protected)

Well, Stefan Esser the iPhone security expert an hacker and the guy behind iOS 4.3.1 untethered jailbreak, he has just released iOS 4.3.1 untethered jailbreak in a password protected zip file. Of course you won’t be able to open the file as the password has so many charchters which would be  [Read More…]