Apple has pushed two updates over the last 12 hours or so, to the data files used by […]
Thirty years ago, many Macs were hit by the Wdef virus, which exploited a vulnerability which remains today: it travelled in an extended attribute. Should we be worried now?
If you have no other option and can be certain there’s no danger in doing so, you can remove a signed app’s signature. But it may not be so simple.
Apple has pushed an update today to its malware removal tool MRT, bringing it to version 1.69.3, dated […]
When macOS won’t let you open an app or other software because it warns that it’s (possibly) malware, here’s how to check the signatures.
Apple has pushed an update today to the data files used by XProtect, bringing its version number to […]
The benefits of code signing for Mac users explained. How certificates are revoked, and what happens when they are. And there’s more to signatures than just the certificate.
Where to find its data files, what each contains and does, when XProtect is called to scan software, and a list of known malware it should detect.
The macOS Malware Removal Tool – what is it, where is it, what does it do and how does it run? And a curious story about its recent past, when it was used to remove non-malware.
Apple has pushed two updates today, to the data files used by XProtect, bringing its version number to […]