How the quarantine flag for apps and that for docs opened in sandboxed apps differ, and why there are now so many quarantine flags to trip us up.
Unlike iOS, OS X does not require apps to run in a sandbox. But when they do, there are important benefits to the user.
The apps claim my Mac is running an old version, but that the newer version was installed weeks ago. How come?
After an important MRT update, is the new version of MRT run automatically, or do you have to restart your Mac?
How checks differ when an app is launched from a new path, and the effects of gross changes to the Resources folder, and small changes to code.
Why signature checks are so complex, and a walk through log entries of a notarized app launching normally in macOS 10.14.5.
In the next week or two, 10.14.6 should be released, the last version of Mojave, and the last macOS to run on cheesegrater Mac Pros. Where has it got us?
How the new repairing permissions can fix problems, and two updated tools to help you do that.
Signature checks are complex. On first run with a quarantine flag, they include the contents of the Resources folder, but seldom do after that.
System Integrity Protection can get in your way, and may be recommended to solve compatibility problems. It’s also changing again in Catalina.