Jeff Johnson of @lapcatsoftware has just published an excellent technical article looking at controversial issues over hardening, sandboxing, […]
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.
Despite its lack of security release notes, the 11.5.2 update contains new versions of several important security executables, including spctl, sandboxd and syspolicyd.
From the start of voluntary code signing in 2007, defences against malware in macOS have changed dramatically. Here’s an overview of what has happened.
The Big Sur update to 11.4 is significantly smaller than that to 11.3, and its lists of changes […]
Apple has just released the update to bring Big Sur to version 11.4. This appears more modest in […]
Mints is a growing collection of tools which provide tailor-made log extracts for investigating problems and exploring macOS, […]
From LaunchServices and an initial security check by MIS, to FuseBoard and FrontBoard handling the app’s scenes, all you need to know about how an M1 Mac runs iOS apps.
It’s surprising that macOS can be slower to fully register the annual ‘spring forward’ change than you are walking round manually changing your clocks.