Are you worried about your HomePod being in a place where anyone outside your home can interact with Siri? Afraid that a thief might yell at Siri to unlock the front door while you’re away? Apple thought of that, too—HomePod requires an iOS device to authenticate unlocking security HomeKit accessories.
iOS’s device pairing method can be misused to facilitate data theft, investigative overreach and snooping. To prevent such misuses, Apple has elevated your security in iOS 11 by introducing passcode requirement for the “Trust This Computer” prompt.
Some of the major new features and enhancements planned for this year’s macOS 10.14 software update reportedly include “a new project around security,” as well as faster waking from sleep and unlocking with Apple Watch. Count us excited!
Learn how to block access to specific websites on a Mac, and protect your children from accessing content you don’t want them to see. These parental controls will create a blacklist of sites that will be restricted across any browser used on the Mac.