Apple Mac OS X Not Accepting Login

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

So, there it is an Apple Mac configured to auto login is now showing a Login screen and it doesn’t seem to like any of the usernames and passwords that we could think of. In other words we’re locked out. I haven’t done an awful lot of Mac support, but I do know that it [...]

Apple Macbook pro and other wireless fixes

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

Do you remember the big bruhaha a month or so back about the “apple wireless vulnerability” that everybody picked apart because in the video taped demonstration they used a third party card…. EVEN though the demonstrators stated that the same vulnerability existed in Apple’s own driver some on the internet tore one reporter up over [...]

Microsoft Update day for September…. AND Flash… AND Apple

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

Yesterday, of course, Microsoft released it’s monthly patches. I found the Windows update site to be painfully slow (and in some cases unresponsive.) It wasn’t quite a huge update day by recent standards, but here’s the summary…. Incidents.org has a nice chart showing the two re-released patches (one is actually re-re-released…) They are MS06-040 (server [...]

Mandriva 2006

Friday, November 4th, 2005

Of course, another bit of news the last couple of weeks was the release of Mandriva 2006 by Mandriva Linux. Of course Mandriva is the former Mandrake, which merged/bought Connectiva and then acquired Lycoris, so this is the first release to start drawing on the extended talent pool that they’ve now acquired. From what I’ve [...]

Infocon Green and apple updates

Tuesday, August 16th, 2005

The Sans institute (incidents.org) has returned to infocon green. Explaining that there are no fundamentally new variations on the exploits that were circulating and the situation is fairly static. (No big moves in infected machines/port scanning activity.) Also, they note that Apple has released several updates. They effect 10.3.9 and 10.4.2 The updates can be [...]

Here I come to save the day – Mighty Mouse

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

Apple Mac Users that have longed for innovation in mouse design can, starting today, order a Mighty Mouse. Apple has released a mouse now with more than one button. Mighty Mouse does give some interesting features, up-down and left-right scrolling from the same wheel. It’s also programmable and has nice styling. It sells for $49 [...]

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