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Name:
MadMacs0
Status Level:
Level 4 Level 4 (3,320 points)
Member Since:
May 17, 2009
Location:
Mountain View, CA, USA
Occupation:
Caregiver for my wife

MadMacs0's Products

iMac, OS X Mavericks (10.9.2), (21.5-inch Mid 2011), i7
iPad, iOS 5
iMac G5, Mac OS X (10.5.8)

Recent Activity

MadMacs0 replied to Antivirus is required or not for OS X ?

"John,   You should consider turning this into a User Tip so I can reference it."

in OS X Mavericks 7 replies
2 minutes ago
MadMacs0 replied to Antivirus is required or not for OS X ?

"arthur wrote:   I used to use Sophos and at other times ClamX AV on my Macs. Both started to have problems with slowing my Macs way down..."

in OS X Mavericks 7 replies
2 hours ago
MadMacs0 replied to Osx.Trojan.Genieo?

"Generally speaking you'll get fastest, most efficient answers to questions such as this on the ClamXav Forum. Romel94 wrote:   I decided t"

in MacBook Pro 2 replies
2 hours ago
MadMacs0 replied to The best spyware/malware detection and removal solution in 2014?

"Carlo-020 wrote:   How is it possible that Apple claims it can do what no operating system before were able to do? I don't think Apple eve"

in OS X Mountain Lion 89 replies
2 hours ago
MadMacs0 replied to The best spyware/malware detection and removal solution in 2014?

"WZZZ wrote:   ISearching for "Sophos + keyloggers" brings up these two hits. ... This second link is not for the free Mac version. Actua"

in OS X Mountain Lion 89 replies
5 hours ago
MadMacs0 replied to Sleep/wake crash OSX Mavericks, Macbook Air 2013

"bonneville77 wrote:   how did you removed the airparrots kexts? As he said he went to the developers web site and followed the instruction"

in OS X Mavericks 258 replies
13 hours ago
MadMacs0 replied to The best spyware/malware detection and removal solution in 2014?

"Carlo-020 wrote:   I found it very disappointing that is not a single concrete recommendation about anti-spyware / anti-malware for the Mac"

in OS X Mountain Lion 89 replies
14 hours ago
MadMacs0 replied to WHAT IS THE BEST VIRIUS PROTECTION FOR THE IMAC

"Perhaps if you told us why you think you need it we could give you a better answer."

in iMac (Intel) 15 replies
19 hours ago
MadMacs0 replied to is MacKeeper a scam

"LiamOBrien87 wrote:   Can anyone recommend the best spy ware for my macbook pro? Did you really mean to say spyware as in keyloggers and s"

in iMac (Intel) 22 replies
1 day ago
MadMacs0 replied to Update OpenSSL

"ImaMember wrote:   Thanks.  Probably just need to wait until Apple updates it themselves (there is little that I cannot do with 0.9.8 on th"

in OS X Mavericks 7 replies
1 day ago
MadMacs0 replied to is safari vulnerable to heartbleed bug

"namphung12 wrote:   Firefox and Chrome have ext or plugin for enduser about heartbleed bug warning. There are some questions about the acc"

in Safari 5 replies
1 day ago
MadMacs0 replied to Are apple devices affected by heartbleed?

"James Ward4 wrote:   It has been widely reported - including direct quotes from named Apple sources - that Apple never used the version of"

in Using iPad 8 replies
1 day ago
MadMacs0 replied to Are apple devices affected by heartbleed?

"Ralph Landry1 wrote:   Apple has not issued a written statement, but official, authorized source from Apple has told numerous media outlets"

in Using iPad 8 replies
1 day ago
MadMacs0 replied to My mac is acting weird

"katygirlt1 wrote:   I sometimes use sketchy websites to watch movies and this could possibly be the reason for these pop ups. I'm almost"

in MacBook Air 3 replies
2 days ago
MadMacs0 replied to Genieo has taken over Safari  : (

"Did you remember to check for extensions or add-ons you didn't install or don't recognize?   Did you check on any of the other adware liste"

in iMac (Intel) 49 replies
2 days ago
MadMacs0 replied to Are apple devices affected by heartbleed?

"Carolyn,   You need to stop saying this! Apple has never confirmed any of this in writing."

in Using iPad 8 replies
2 days ago
MadMacs0 replied to My MacBook suddenly started running slow

"81pies wrote:   I'm posting here because, apparently, I'm not authorized to go into the thread I started...don't know why.   It would appe"

in MacBook Pro 186 replies
3 days ago
MadMacs0 replied to MacKeeper/Zerobit Pop Up ad Problem

"If you are seeking help on this matter, it would be best to start a new discussion topic as I doubt that many, if any other's are still read"

in MacBook Pro 180 replies
3 days ago
MadMacs0 replied to Sleep/wake crash OSX Mavericks, Macbook Air 2013

"max_volume wrote:   Come on Apple! There's almost certainly nobody from Apple reading this, so you need to find another way of communicati"

in OS X Mavericks 258 replies
3 days ago
MadMacs0 replied to What should Mac users do about the Heartbleed bug?

"But apparently comcast.net was possibly vulnerable and they changed certificates three days ago. Change your password!"

in OS X Mavericks 12 replies
3 days ago
MadMacs0 replied to Mac slow after installing Maverick

"I'm not certain that anybody is still monitoring this way too long thread.   If you haven't seen anything here that helped you're better of"

in OS X Mavericks 208 replies
3 days ago
MadMacs0 replied to Why are pages out going up steady with over a GB of inactive RAM???

"DiscoverdoTERRA wrote:   The interesting thing, that I have told Apple is that I have another MacBook Pro with all of the same programs and"

in OS X Mavericks 44 replies
3 days ago
MadMacs0 replied to What is everyone doing about Heartbleed?

"Heartbleed: 95% of detection tools 'flawed', claim researchers"

in OS X Mavericks 5 replies
3 days ago
MadMacs0 replied to Email accts hacked into on my apple devices

"But were they?   Might want to call back and ask why they obtained an updated certificate for comcast.net three days ago? https://lastpa"

in Using Apple Support Communities 8 replies
3 days ago
MadMacs0 replied to Passwords

"Carolyn Samit wrote:   Regarding Heartbleed >  Apple Confirms 'Heartbleed' Security Issue Did Not Affect Apple Software and 'Key Services'"

in Safari 2 replies
3 days ago
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