Pareto Security Blog

What data does Pareto Security send to the Internet?

Published: 2022/11/29 By: Amon Stopinsek
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Knowing what the apps installed on your Mac are sending out to the internet is crucial if you care about privacy. A simple toolbar app such as Pareto Security shouldn’t send any unnecessary and potentially privacy-violating data. And we don’t! Read below how you can verify our claim. SpyBuster is a tool for analyzing network traffic […]

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Send your device’s security status to clients

Published: 2022/09/26 By: Dejan Murko
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If you have clients that require high security standards, then they might appreciate a page that displays the status of your Mac’s security configuration. The page shows your Gravatar (if available) name, profile, websites, Mac name, and the status of your security checks. You can try it out by going to the device page. The […]

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Ninite for Mac is Pareto Bulk Install (free)

Published: 2022/09/05 Last updated: 2022/09/07 By: Dejan Murko
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Ninite is a Windows software that allows you to bulk install and update programs easily. Until now, there was no easy solution to do that with Macs. We built Pareto Bulk Install to be very similar to Ninite, with a free version for bulk installing and a paid version, Pareto Updater, for bulk updating. You […]

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Run custom checks in Auditor

Published: 2022/08/23 By: Janez Troha
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We added support for running custom checks using the Auditor. This allows a far greater flexibility and covers the cases that we don’t currently support. If you wish to learn more and see examples check out the custom checks page.

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What new security features macOS 13 brings

Published: 2022/06/09 Last updated: 2022/07/06 By: Janez Troha
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The first beta of macOS 13 has been released, and I’ve noticed some exciting new features that are great for security-conscious people.  USB devices can be allowed or disallowed On portable Mac computers with Apple Silicon, new USB and Thunderbolt accessories require user approval before the accessory can communicate with macOS for connections wired directly […]

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Cyber Security Checklist for Macs

Published: 2022/04/08 Last updated: 2022/07/06 By: Dejan Murko
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In this topic we’ll cover the basic Mac cyber security checklist. Macs have great security options out-of-box but not all of them are configured.

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Pareto starts strong in 2022

Published: 2022/02/10 By: Dejan Murko
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A lot has happened since our last blog post! Here’s a quick rundown.  New checks We’ve added checks for Software Updates. These track installed apps that could potentially be an attack vector and let you know when they’re outdated. MacOS version check was also added.  WiFi check lets you know when your connection is unsecure. […]

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Pareto Security published and available on Setapp

Published: 2021/11/22 By: Dejan Murko
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Less than a month after our invitation to Setapp, the Pareto app has been published and is now available on their app store. We’ve launched with 750 daily users which was definitely more than we expected. Here’s our graph from Setapp: We hope that even more Setapp users improve their Mac security in the future. […]

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Cyber Security Tips For Small Businesses

Published: 2021/11/15 Last updated: 2022/05/25 By: Dejan Murko
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Being a small business doesn’t mean you don’t have sensitive data that needs protecting. In fact, small businesses often fall victim to cyber-attacks in the form of malicious software. To combat this, small business owners should implement several security measures to prevent data breaches. Below, we’ve prepared a list of cybersecurity tips for small businesses. […]

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All Pareto Security checks are green – now what?

Published: 2021/11/03 Last updated: 2022/01/13 By: Dejan Murko
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So all your Mac devices are now as secure as macOS can make them. Congrats! But now you’re wondering what else you can do. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Password managers If you’re not using a password manager yet, this is the obvious next step. While macOS has Keychain, it’s nowhere […]

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