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Reset DNS Cache On Mac

OS X stores a local cache of resolved DNS queries for a time defined by the DNS server, but there are times when it may be necessary to reset the cache immediately and re-query a DNS server. For example, you

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Open Zip Files That Turn Into CPGZ Files

Ever double click a zip file and have it turn into a cpgz file? This is an uncommon problem, but it happen. As it happens the .zip file attempts to be unzipped, it then extracts into a .cpgz file, which

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Fake Installer Malware SMS Trojan Mac

A new Trojan for Mac is in the wild that mimics the actions of an installer. The malware tries to monetize the attack by having users enter their mobile phone numbers for the purpose of “activation” via a SMS message.

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Java For OS X Oracle Link

Here is a link to download Java for your Mac if you are running 10.7.3 or newer. Apple’s latest updates have removed Java altogether from the OS. So if you still need it, you’ll have to get it from the

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