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Mac's sleep mode vulnerability rated critical by Symantec

The security flaw could allow attackers to install malware able to survive hardware formatting.

By June 5, 2015


Apple issues EFI Firmware update for 2013 Mac Pro

The first update for the new Mac Pro offers stability and power management improvement during the boot process and when using Boot Camp.

By December 19, 2013


MacBook EFI updates fix battery problems

Firmware updates address a rare issue that could prevent booting for systems with excessively used batteries.

By January 30, 2013


MacBook Air EFI update fixes freezes and boot issues

A new firmware update for mid-2012 MacBook Airs fixes Thunderbolt-related freezes and other problems.

By January 9, 2013


Apple targets Wi-Fi trouble with EFI firmware updates for 2012 Macs

The latest round of Apple EFI firmware updates tackles Thunderbolt, sleep, and Wi-Fi issues.

By December 18, 2012


EFI firmware protection locks down newer Macs

Apple's firmware password security is greatly enhanced in recent Mac models, making it a rather robust security feature.

By October 30, 2012


MacBook EFI Firmware updates follow OS X 10.8.2 release

Updates address hangs during heavy CPU loads and more.

By September 19, 2012


Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Creating workarounds for unsupported text characters, and more covered in this week's Q&A.

By October 4, 2013


How to check for and fix OS X boot drive errors

The boot drive's format and partition structure can be checked both in the OS X graphical interface and in the Terminal.

By October 1, 2013


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