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.
How this occurs, why, and what to do to manage the problem when it affects you. Complete with a visual summary and references.