There’s been no update to MRT for almost 3 months, and none to XProtect’s data for over 6 months. Should we start paying for 3rd party products?
The differences between security and privacy, why we need effective controls over both, and how those controls are different.
The last XProtect update was version 2099 pushed on 13 March 2018, when many of us were struggling through snow and ice instead of the current heat and drought. Is XProtect now as dead as the grass in my lawn?
Apple has shown a way ahead for full apps to access private data in Mojave, but has been curiously silent with respect to command tools. How will they cope?
Stepping through the key stages of opening an app in High Sierra. First, a ‘regular’ open, then with the quarantine flag, showing Gatekeeper checks and translocation.
Over the last year, I have come across many Macs which have been left with serious vulnerabilities. Here are four common ones, and how to put them right.
XProtect’s data files haven’t been updated since 13 March 2018 – a period of 120 days. Is it being replaced in Mojave? What happens to those still using High Sierra and earlier?
Apple doesn’t tell you what malware its removal tool, MRT, can remove. Here’s a list of changes in the latest version 1.35.
Apple has just pushed updates to the data used by Gatekeeper, and that used by the Malware Removal […]
Expect a security data update (silent) from Apple in the next few days to address new malware dubbed […]