Tag Archive: Protection


How to Remove Stuck Time Machine Backups from Mac Trash Due to System Integrity Protection Error

If you’re trying to remove a Time Machine backup from a drive and find that it’s stuck in the Mac Trash with a specific error message stating the trash can’t be emptied because “Some items in the Trash cannot be deleted because of System Integrity Protection”, then read on to learn how to resolve this … Read More

How to Remove Stuck Time Machine Backups from Mac Trash Due to System Integrity Protection Error

If you’re trying to remove a Time Machine backup from a drive and find that it’s stuck in the Mac Trash with a specific error message stating the trash can’t be emptied because “Some items in the Trash cannot be deleted because of System Integrity Protection”, then read on to learn how to resolve this … Read More

How to Enable System Integrity Protection in Mac OS

Modern versions of Mac OS ship with System Integrity Protection (SIP) enabled by default, which aims to protect critical system folders by locking them down, and the vast majority of Mac users should always keep SIP enabled for that added protection. Nonetheless sometimes Mac users must disable SIP in Mac OS in order to modify … Read More

How to Check if System Integrity Protection (SIP) is Enabled on Mac

System Integrity Protection (SIP) locks down certain Mac OS system folders to prevent modification, execution, and deletion of critical system-level files on the Mac, even with a root user account. While the SIP security feature is enabled by default on all modern Mac OS releases, you may find yourself in various situations where you need … Read More

Ol’ fumble finger finds perfect protection for his iPhone 6 Plus

Lust List: Otter Box Defender Case for iPhone 6 Plus It happened again yesterday: My beautiful, coveted iPhone 6 Plus found itself airborne, tumbling through time and space. I think it knew where it was headed — I certainly did. I could hear the horrifying noise even before it happened. The inevitable bone-chilling sound of […]

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What could be better than a lifetime of secure, premium VPN protection for 89% off? [Deals]

The internet is a wonderful, weird, and scary place. Protecting yourself online can be a full-time job, but with private network services like proXPN VPN, you can guard your online activity and identity easily. Right now, a premium lifetime subscription to their service is just $ 39 at Cult of Mac Deals. A lifetime premium subscription […]

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Ultra-tough Catalyst case is the ultimate iPad Pro-tection

The accessories company Catalyst likes to assume the extreme in everybody. It’s marketing wants us to fret not about getting our iPhone or Apple Watch wet or dirty. Catalyst projects the confidence that it has your investment protected. So less than a week after Apple announced a new iPad Pro, Catalyst is announcing the specs […]

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Save 75% on a lifetime of password protection and management with SplashID Pro [Deals]

Whether you’ve got them jotted down on a yellow notepad, in a document file, or scrawled on a stack of napkins hidden in your mattress, you’ve got to have a way keeping your passwords, financial info and other sensitive data…Read more ›

Hot deals ending soon: Lifetime of Blur premium privacy protection for 74% off, and much more [Deals]

This is your last chance to save serious cash on a lifetime of privacy protection from Blur, a protective case that charges your iPhone 6 and more, offered now at Cult of Mac Deals. Blur Premium Privacy Protection: Lifetime Subscription…Read more ›

Last chance to save 70% on 3 years of hacker protection from VPN Unlimited [Deals]

Access geo-restricted websites and keep your online activity private with a 3-year subscription to VPN Unlimited, now only $ 19 at cult of Mac Deals. VPN Unlimited protects you from spying and hackers, keeping your data encrypted and giving you a…Read more ›