How to get all sorts of useful information about a running app or process from LaunchServices: and introduction to using lsappinfo.
A quick tour of this unique utility, and a recommended update for it which brings control over text size, auto-updates, and more.
Keep control over documents with quarantine flags to avoid bizarre security errors, using new versions of Pratique and Sandstrip.
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.
Important changes for anyone distributing command tools in particular, and a good time to ensure you only ship signed and notarized apps if possible.
What’s a UUID, and a UTI? What can you learn from each, and where can you look them up? Important info about these, and a new release of a tool to help.
Has Gatekeeper been bypassed? Disclosed details of what is claimed to be a new vulnerability may not be all that they appear to be.
App signatures are only checked on app first run – it may once have been true, but is no longer accurate. But can you bypass those additional checks? Is this a vulnerability?
First full release version, which conforms to macOS clearance convention, and lets you know which flags it has changed.