A future version of macOS (?10.16) will check code signatures more thoroughly than at present. Here’s what to do to start preparing for that.
Some important similarities, such as the entry marking the beginning of startup, but plenty of changes in APFS and security entries.
Sometimes, Macs just don’t keep up with security updates pushed silently by Apple. Here’s how to avoid suffering that problem.
Did Apple stop pushing updates to security data files for El Capitan back in May 2019?
Its very convenient and quick to transfer files between Macs, but also sets the quarantine flag on everything it transfers. This can cause problems.
Details of their locations, purposes, and the current installed version. These have changed a great deal since Mojave.
Added support for this new security database in new versions of SilentKnight, LockRattler and silnite.
Apple has just pushed a security update which is new to Catalina systems: Gatekeeper Compatibility Data 1.0. Several […]
How have checks of notarization changed what happens when you open a quarantined app in Catalina? What does XProtect do?
Yesterday, I explained how you can ensure that macOS 10.15 Catalina will open an app which doesn’t meet […]