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Top 10 Best Email Clients for Mac OS X

In 2018, there were 3.8 billion global email users. On average 281 billion emails were sent and received every single day in 2018. Think about those numbers… Can you say email overload? Anyone who has more than one email account knows this headache. Your inbox is spilling over with spam and you’re in desperate need to find your missing emails. If you want to […]

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The Troubles with Yosemite Email

Has your Yosemite Mail.app been misbehaving? After upgrading to Yosemite have you had trouble sending and receiving email? We’ve had reports of trouble with email from customers after upgrading to Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10).  We here at MacHighway do believe that Apple gets a lot of things right, far more often then those other guys, […]

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Heart Bleed Bug

Perhaps many of you have heard about the so-called “Heart Bleed” bug, a recently discovered fundamental flaw found in OpenSSL, the software used by most web sites and servers to encrypt information exchanges on the Internet. The Heartbleed bug could enable an attacker to directly read parts of the memory of a server, assuming it’s running a […]

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Alert! Wordfence has detected an active attack on WordPress sites

What’s happening? Wordfence sent out an email this morning, warning WordPress users of a detected distributed brute force attack on WordPress sites. What do you need to do? Make sure that you have added your site to CloudFlare. You can do this right now and for free by logging into your cPanel, clicking on the […]

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A message for WordPress users on carl.machighway.com

Customers affected: Customers that have WordPress powered sites on carl.machighway.com What’s going on? There have been frequent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on carl.machighway.com. These attacks are directed against WordPress sites and they have been overwhelming the server, causing it to crash. What has MacHighway done to stop these attacks? We have placed an […]

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Global Attack on WordPress Sites

There is an on going and highly distributed, global attack on WordPress installations at every known web host to crack open admin accounts and inject various malicious scripts. In a detailed analysis of the attack pattern it was found out that most of the attack was originating from CMSs (mostly wordpress). Further analysis revealed that […]

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