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How to Revert a drive from APFS back to HFS+

UPDATE:June 15, 2020Changes to macOS and Disk Utility in macOS 10.15 Catalina now make this older method obsolete. Check out this new article to see how to revert an APFS drive to HFS+ easily. Apple's new APFS (Apple File System)...

How to Securely Erase an SSD Without Damaging the Drive

The process of securely wiping a drive, that is, removing every bit of the data it contains and scrambling its content enough to protect the information stored on the drive from prying eyes, is fairly well understood for old-fashioned spinning...

Want Simple Security? Hide ‘Secret’ Files with Terminal

Your Mac is full of secrets; special files and folders hidden away so you don't accidentally make changes to critical system components. But Apple isn’t the only one that hides items on your Mac; some developers use similar tricks to...

Keeping Your Mac Secure Part 3: Firewall, VPN, Antivirus

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eIaImE9jcA] Join Erica as she closes out our Mac Security series with information on using the Mac's built-in firewall, antivirus software needs, using VPN services if you utilize public networks frequently, and a few last tips on keeping your...

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