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quarantine

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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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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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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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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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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A new security update from Apple blocks outdated versions of Adobe's Flash plug-in, forcing users to nab the newest version.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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New OS X Trojan found and blocked by Apple's XProtect

A new command-and-control Trojan for OS X appears to be associated with the Syrian Electronic Army.

By Sep. 22, 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

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Two free Mac antivirus apps compared

The donationware ClamXav and the free Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac combine real-time protection, automatic updates, and on-demand malware scanners to help prevent infections.

By Apr. 26, 2012