Just over a week ago, security experts discovered the first macOS malware which has been notarized. Doesn’t that make Apple’s security worthless?
How developers get their software notarized, and how that works when you try to run it on your Mac.
Stepping through building it correctly in Xcode, turning it into an Installer package getting it notarized and the ticket stapled to the tool.
Imagine going to open an app which you use daily, only to be told by macOS that it “will damage your computer” and must be trashed. Can we have confidence in Apple?
If your Mac still starts up in 10.13, now’s the time to start planning your upgrade when Apple’s support for it discontinues. Pros and cons.
Use the most recent macOS possible, don’t disable protection, beware of links, if you have to live dangerously, use a VM, and remove Flash now. Practical tips for all.
Five years ago, MacKeeper was widely regarded as a Probably Unwanted Program. How has it changed now that it has been notarized by Apple? Is it safe?
By now, the current release of macOS has had all major bugs fixed or worked around. Isn’t this a good time to upgrade? Some practical advice on deciding and upgrading tips.
Where can you see code signatures and notarization tickets, and how can you check them?
Who’s been ghost notarizing other people’s apps, and is Catalina wasting time to check whether shell scripts are notarized?