Sir Apfelot Blog

25 January 2021

Xtra-PC: Education about the "PC miracle" and instructions on how to do it yourself

Do you want to make your Mac or PC faster with the Xtra PC “miracle”? You found the USB stick for € 31,12 on a website and now you think you can use it to buy a new one, repair it or something similar? Well, [...]
4 December 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 49, 2020

Christmas and the end of the year are drawing closer, as is the weekend. And we are introducing this again at this point with the Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news I [...]
1 August 2019

chkrootkit - Mac Terminal scan for malware and keyloggers

A free tool for detecting rootkit and other malware is available under the name chkrootkit. It finds over 65 rootkits, worms and LKMs (Loadable Kernel Modules) on systems such as Mac OS X or macOS, [...]
14 February 2018

macOS, iOS, Android and Co .: Number of security vulnerabilities listed

With reference to CVE details, Statista published a summary of the security vulnerabilities found in various operating systems in 2017. Both desktop operating systems such as macOS, Linux Kernel or Windows / Windows Server as well as one or [...]
28 January 2016
Linux jokes and sayings about the Linux operating system

Funny Linux jokes and sayings

No question about it: Linux offers significantly less attack surface to make nasty jokes about viruses and malware. Nevertheless, there are many prejudices with which of course nice jokes and bad sayings can be made. Since I also [...]
12 November 2014
Ev3rstorm Lego robot

Construction toys LEGO Mindstorms EV3: Control and program robots with Apple devices

If you like to construct something and then program it, robots don't do badly. And when the word "Lego" is used in this context, childhood memories are usually awakened very quickly and the [...]