I previously described a serious vulnerability in macOS High Sierra versions to 10.13.1 which was discovered by Sarah […]
How good is the new unified log’s privacy? Does it live up to Apple’s goal of designing privacy into the system, or is it easily beaten? And how did passwords leak into the log?
Congratulations to Sarah Edwards for unearthing a security vulnerability in macOS 10.13 High Sierra, in which copies of […]
When should you reset your SMC and NVRAM, repair permissions, install a Combo update, or re-install the whole of macOS?
Does APFS currently support hard disks, Fusion Drives, and other forms of storage beyond SSDs? The devil is in the detail.
Several Mac users have contacted me to report apparent contradictions between different estimates of free space remaining on […]
There’s something wrong with that file, which seems to keep crashing an app. When you can’t put your finger on what’s wrong, it’s likely to be a xattr problem.
You need to format a USB memory stick in standard ExFAT. Do you try Disk Utility in Sierra, or High Sierra, when both are likely to fail?
Troubled at times, we have used Disk Utility through thick and thin. Now it has changed to support APFS, with some weird behaviour.