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FileVault's authenticated restart has hardware requirements

If you use FileVault and wish to restart remotely, you can do so with the "fdesetup" command; however, this does have some hardware limitations.

By January 23, 2014


Prevent OS X FileVault keys from being stored in standby mode

As an added measure of security, you can prevent your Mac from storing FileVault encryption keys for the purpose of speeding wake times from standby mode.

By September 10, 2013


Apple: Here's how we try to protect your privacy

An updated privacy page from the iPhone maker details how it tries to safeguard your privacy with each of its offerings, from Apple Pay to iCloud.

By September 29, 2015


How to enable FileVault remotely in OS X

If you have a server or other remotely accessed Mac, you can use a couple of approaches to encrypt the hard drive.

By August 15, 2013


Can FileVault be bypassed with OS X password reset routines?

Given Apple-supplied password reset tools, you may have concerns about the possibility of these being used to override a FileVault-protected volume.

By July 26, 2013


Prevent your Mac password from being bypassed

These two security utilities prevent thieves from being able to reset your password to gain access to the contents of your Mac.

By February 21, 2015


FileVault requires Recovery HD partition in OS X

Without an intact Recovery HD partition on your Mac, you will not be able to use Apple's FileVault disk encryption feature.

By October 31, 2012


OS X 10.7.4 fixes FileVault password snafu

A debugging error that left some users' passwords stored in plain text in OS X 10.7.3 has been closed in OS X 10.7.4.

By May 9, 2012


How to manage the FileVault password hole in OS X 10.7.3

A bug in OS X 10.7.3 exposes legacy FileVault users, but there are some workarounds to prevent this from happening.

By May 6, 2012


OS X FileVault questions answered

If you're wondering how FileVault disk encryption for OS X will work with your existing drive setup, and more, MacFixIt has answers.

By March 15, 2012