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16th May 2017 - Is Apple going to make two-factor authentication for Apple IDs mandatory? by Graham Needham (BH)
We received the email pictured below from Apple today (16th May 2017): Basically, on 15th June 2017 app-specific passwords will be required for third party software produ… (read full blog posting) (see all blog posts)

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Apple Pay Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
macOS 10.12 Sierra Post Install Frequently Asked Questions
Mac Security Article #7 - Older Operating Systems
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Mac Security Article #7 - Older Operating Systems
macOS 10.12 Sierra Combo Updates
macOS / OS X Privacy Settings
OS X 10.7 Lion Third Party Product Compatibility Information
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Third Party Product Compatibility Info
Microsoft Office for Mac/iOS Useful Information
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Resetting Mac Web Browsers
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macOS 10.12 Sierra Combo Updates
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macOS 10.12 Sierra Frequently Asked Questions
macOS 10.12 Sierra Third Party Product Compatibility Info
macOS 10.12 Sierra Post Install Frequently Asked Questions
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Adobe Creative Suite CS and Java RE v6
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Virtualising Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (Server)
iCloud Frequently Asked Questions
macOS 10.12 Sierra Optimized Storage
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macOS System Updates Explained
Formatting / Partitioning / (Securely) Erasing A Hard Disk Or Volume
How To Create An External Installation Device
How To (Re)install macOS
Creating An Emergency Boot Drive For macOS
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Using the macOS Internet Recovery Mode (10.7 or later)
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Articles Relating To OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

OS X 10.7 Or Later Does Not Support Rosetta / PowerPC Software
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Adobe Creative Suite CS and Java RE v6
Mac Security Article #9 - System Integrity Protection (SIP)
How To Obtain/Download OS X 10.11 El Capitan
OS X 10.11 El Capitan Post Install Frequently Asked Questions
iCloud Frequently Asked Questions
OS X Server 5 Frequently Asked Questions
Apple Photos for Mac Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
OS X 10.11 El Capitan Third Party Product Compatibility Info
Java (Security) For macOS
OS X 10.11 El Capitan Combo Updates
OS X 10.11 El Capitan Frequently Asked Questions
Mac Security Article #8 - Gatekeeper
How To Repair Your Boot Disk's Permissions
macOS System Updates Explained
Formatting / Partitioning / (Securely) Erasing A Hard Disk Or Volume
Preparing For OS X 10.11 El Capitan Or OS X Server 5
How To Obtain/Download OS X Server 5
How To Create An External Installation Device
How To (Re)install macOS
Creating An Emergency Boot Drive For macOS
How To Downgrade from a macOS System Update
How To Restore Your Mac Computer From A Backup
Using the macOS Internet Recovery Mode (10.7 or later)
Apple macOS / iOS / iPhone / iPad / iPod Issues (Resolved)
How To Obtain And Use The OS X Install Disc Image
Apple macOS / iOS / iPhone / iPad / iPod Issues (Unresolved)

Articles Relating To OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)

OS X 10.7 Or Later Does Not Support Rosetta / PowerPC Software
macOS / OS X Privacy Settings
Using the macOS Recovery Modes (10.7 or later)
Adobe Creative Suite CS and Java RE v6
OS X 10.10 Yosemite Post Install Frequently Asked Questions
Virtualising Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (Server)
iCloud Frequently Asked Questions
OS X Server 5 Frequently Asked Questions
Apple Photos for Mac Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
Java (Security) For macOS
OS X 10.10 Yosemite Frequently Asked Questions
Mac Security Article #8 - Gatekeeper
OS X 10.10 Yosemite Combo Updates
How To Repair Your Boot Disk's Permissions
macOS System Updates Explained
Formatting / Partitioning / (Securely) Erasing A Hard Disk Or Volume
OS X 10.10 Yosemite Third Party Product Compatibility Info
OS X 10.10 Yosemite Server FAQ
How To Obtain/Download OS X 10.10 Yosemite Server
How To Obtain/Download OS X Server 5
How To Create An External Installation Device
How To Obtain/Download OS X 10.10 Yosemite
How To (Re)install macOS
Creating An Emergency Boot Drive For macOS
How To Downgrade from a macOS System Update
How To Restore Your Mac Computer From A Backup
Using the macOS Internet Recovery Mode (10.7 or later)
Preparing For OS X 10.10 Yosemite Or Yosemite Server
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Apple Watch (Series 2) Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
iPad Pro 2 Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
HomePod Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
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iOS 8 Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
iCloud Frequently Asked Questions

Articles Relating To Mac Security

List Of Apple Products Affected By Broadpwn
Mac Security Article #6 - Networking/Internet/Online Shopping
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Mac Security Article #4 - Securing Data
Mac Security Article #9 - System Integrity Protection (SIP)
Keeping Apple Software Products Up-To-Date
Keeping Adobe Software Products Up-To-Date
Java (Security) For macOS
Mac Security Article #1 - Physical
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macOS 10.13 High Sierra Combo Updates
iOS 11 Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
macOS 10.13 High Sierra Frequently Asked Questions
Thunderbolt v3 Expansion & Connectivity Options
macOS Server 5.2 Frequently Asked Questions
Preparing For macOS 10.12 Sierra or macOS Server 5.2
How To Obtain/Download macOS 10.12 Sierra
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macOS 10.12 Sierra Third Party Product Compatibility Info
macOS 10.12 Sierra Optimized Storage
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Apple Watch (Series 2) Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
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