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Workarounds for quarantine bug in OS X Lion

Changes to the sandboxing rules in OS X Lion appear to be flagging files as quarantined when they've been edited by sandboxed applications, with the result that scripts and other executable files no longer work.

By Feb. 10, 2012

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Microsoft exec: Infected PCs should be quarantined (Q&A)

Under Scott Charney's plan, ISPs would keep infected PCs off the Internet, much like doctors quarantine sick people and governments restrict smoking in public areas.

By Mar. 2, 2010

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Web scammers go too far: They're using cute doggie pics

It seems the latest method to scam money from the innocent is to use cute doggie pics to entice vulnerable dog lovers.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Readers ask about the OS X quarantine system, hot-corner triggers, and file locks in iWork.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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Tackling a newly installed application not opening in OS X

If a newly installed application just bounces in the Dock or quits, then the system may not be handling its quarantine flag properly.

By Mar. 29, 2012

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Woman wins competition, clones her dog

A British woman passionately needs her 12-year-old dachshund, Winnie, to be copied. So she wins a competition and a Korean company clones Winnie for free.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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Frictional takes on SCP-inspired space horror

Frictional Games has released a cinematic teaser for its new game, which seems to be a space horror inspired by the SCP (Secure, Contain and Protect) Project.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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I don't use anti-virus software. Am I nuts?

Maybe I'm courting disaster, but my cheapskate approach to security has paid off so far. Here's my secret.

By Jun. 25, 2014

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Apple now blocks older versions of Adobe's Flash player in Safari

A new security update from Apple blocks outdated versions of Adobe's Flash plug-in, forcing users to nab the newest version.

By Mar. 1, 2013

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PS4's 'play while downloading' feature arrives early on PS3

A feature that lets you play games before they've finished downloading will debut on a PS3 game in a couple of weeks, ahead of the PS4.

By May. 19, 2013