After fifteen or so years of using a PC, I
switched to a Mac. A year later, I thought I should write down what I faced and the journey about my switch from Windows to Apple Mac OS X.
An Apple a day, keeps the Gates away.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Apple boosts firmware password security on newer Macs
Apple is increasing the hardware security present on Macs, a new support document hints. For some time Apple has had extra security built into the EFI (Extensible Firmware Interface) of its computers, allowing people to set a special firmware password. Theoretically this prevents someone from circumventing access restrictions using an external or DVD boot drive and options like Target Disk Mode....